Entrepreneurship

Africa: Young Women lead tech revolution in lockdown!

Africa: Young Women lead tech revolution in lockdown!

Johannesburg 22 September: On the eve of SA Heritage Day, UN Women, Gender Links and business partners promoting gender equality today celebrated outstanding young women in Kenya, Uganda and South Africa using technology to advance their enterprises. Ten young women (first, second and third prize in each country, and two joint third prizes in South […]

September 22, 2021 Themes: Entrepreneurship Programs: Entrepreneurship | Gender Justice

Awards: Young Women’s Entrepreneurship Challenge

Awards: Young Women’s Entrepreneurship Challenge

Date: 22 September 2021 Time: South Africa: 11h00 – 13h00; Uganda & Kenya: 12h00 – 14h00 RSVP: Please fill in the form here. Sign up or login to the Southern Africa Gender Community (SGC) on www.glcop.org.za, click Cyber Dialogues and join Young Women’s Entrepreneurship Challenge Awards or join the ZOOM LINK: https://genderlinks-org-za.zoom.us/j/88631419652  

September 16, 2021 Themes: Entrepreneurship Programs: Gender Justice

SA: Young Women’s Entrepreneurship Challenge

SA: Young Women’s Entrepreneurship Challenge

Johannesburg, 31 August: Gender Links and UN Women are calling for young women entrepreneurs between ages 20 and 30 from South Africa ,to share their voices through a competitive challenge on how they can best be supported by private sector and other key stakeholders/partners. Globally to-date there are 5000, companies that have signed on to Women […]

July 28, 2021 Themes: Economics | Entrepreneurship Programs: Economic Justice | Entrepreneurship

Zimbabwe: Sinikiwe Hove

Zimbabwe: Sinikiwe Hove

“Education is Power. I am grateful for what Gender Links did for me.  The organization gave me the training and confidence I needed to start my own business. Now I have improved my life and the lives of my Children” “I am Sinikiwe Hove and I am an entrepreneur. I sell dishwasher and second-hand clothes. […]

May 13, 2021 Themes: Entrepreneurship | Local Government Programs: Gender & Governance

Zimbabwe: Emma Tsuro

Zimbabwe: Emma Tsuro

I have been talking about Gender since long back but I never understood the meaning of it till I got the real meaning from Gender Links. Since then I now have gender lenses I can challenge every decision, activity, project or anything that is gender bias.  “I am a survivor of gender-based violence. I make […]

May 12, 2021 Themes: Business | Entrepreneurship Programs: Gender & Governance

Zimbabwe: Bridgit Gutsa

Zimbabwe: Bridgit Gutsa

“I thought it is the responsibility of men to take care of women but when I met Gender Links, I realised It was a myth”.  I have a small business that I run that sustains my livelihood. I no longer beg for food from friends. I am now able to provide at least two to […]

May 12, 2021 Themes: Business | Drivers of Change | Entrepreneurship Programs: Gender & Governance

Zimbabwe: Patience Munyenyiwa

Zimbabwe: Patience Munyenyiwa

“Because I am a woman, I must make unusual efforts to succeed. If I fail no one will say, she does not have what it takes. They will say, women, do not have what it takes”. When I was younger, I wanted to change the world. I found it was difficult to change the world, […]

May 12, 2021 Themes: Business | Drivers of Change | Entrepreneurship Programs: Gender & Governance

Lesotho:Tsepiso Mpofu

Ts’episo Mpofu is one of the emerging entrepreneurs who is selling vegetables to the hawkers and village people. She buys and sell brooms, she is also making plastic hats and plant Calabash (traditional containers), decorate and sell them. She was initially selling brooms and vegetables until she was invited to the entrepreneurship trainings by Gender […]

November 27, 2020 Themes: Entrepreneurship Programs: Gender based violence | Protocol @ work

Lesotho:Mookho Taleng

Mookho Taleng trained by gender links several times in order to succeed for a long time in the business. She was able to expand her business by adding new products and services as well as selling more products and services to her existing customers. Apart from selling beers as her first product, she is now […]

November 27, 2020 Themes: Entrepreneurship Programs: Gender based violence | Protocol @ work

Lesotho:Nthatisi Motsamai

Nthatisi Motsamai is a young entrepreneur who is owning hair and beauty salon and at the same time she is selling Inuka products. She wanted to be involved in the sports field as part of work at the beginning but she was not motivated. She was also talented on hairdressing as she started trying her […]

November 27, 2020 Themes: Entrepreneurship Programs: Entrepreneurship | Gender Violence