Botswana:Gakebagane Kebadireng Xkhomko Laundry services

GAKEBAGANE KEBADIRENG – XKHOMKO LAUNDRY SERVICES Ms Kebadireng runs a laundry business started in 2017 but registered in 2018. The business focuses on washing clothes, blankets and carpets. The business has no full-time employees but employs part time workers who are also escaping from gender-based violence. She hopes and aims to grow her business to […]

July 6, 2019 Themes: Entrepreneurship Programs: Protocol @ work

Botswana: Afitile Lebakeng- Laundry and Beads

Ms Lebakeng from Maun, established a laundry business in 2016. Gender Links helped her with business skills training like record keeping. Her clients are government employees and residents of Sedie Ward. But most clients are BDF soldiers whom either drop off the clothes with her or she goes to collect them. She washes clothes, blankets […]

July 6, 2019 Themes: Entrepreneurship Programs: Protocol @ work

Botswana: Anne M Oteng- QSM International

ANNE M OTENG – QSM INTERNATIONAL Ms Oteng runs a business of buying and reselling agricultural products such as nuts, beans and maize. Her products are sourced mainly from Zambia. The business has grown in, the quantity of products sold so much so that it has expanded into selling chickens and second-hand clothing. She employs […]

July 6, 2019 Themes: Entrepreneurship Programs: Protocol @ work

Botswana: Kadimo Helen Duiker-Kam’s Food catering

KADIMO H. DUIKER – KAM’S FOOD CATERING Kam’s Food Catering was established in Francistown in the year 2014, offering services food catering. Although the business is based in Francistown, it has the capacity to offer services throughout the country. The business caters at events that include parties, seminars, baby showers and weddings. Although there is […]

July 6, 2019 Themes: Entrepreneurship Programs: Protocol @ work

Lesotho:*Mabota Koloi*

She remembered her first interaction  with Gender Links (GL) back in  2015 and they were told to  write their “I” stories, even though she was scared she was looking forward to write her story as she had so much to write because she has been through a lot . Through the training the participants were […]

Lesotho:Mabohlokoa Bula

My name is Mabohlokoa Bula from Lilala Community Council.Iam an aspiring entrepreneur. The name of my business is Zenzela General Café and I have registered it with the Ministry of Trade and Industry and also with the Lesotho Revenue Authority (LRA).So this helps me to file and pay tax end of each year. The memory […]

GL grieves and celebrates Anne Hilton’s life

GL grieves and celebrates Anne Hilton’s life

Thank you Kai (Anne’s only son) for affording GL the opportunity to say something at the memorial of Anne Hilton, whom we count as one of our many sheroes. Gender Links had an impromptu memorial on Monday 10 June, upon hearing of Anne’s passing on Saturday. We lit candles in ten countries. Since then messages […]

June 14, 2019 Themes: Entrepreneurship | Feminism Programs: Phenomenal Women

MZANZI MAGIC- Isibaya 14/01/2019

Name of monitor: Sandiswa Manana Name of television station: Mzansi Magic Name of Programme: Isibaya Date of broadcast: 6 June 2018, 14 Jan 2019, 15 Feb 2019 Time: 20:30-21:00 Genre: Drama Theme: Social, Relationships, Infidelity, Age, Power dynamics GBV focus explicit or implicit? Implicit GEM Classification: Subtle Stereotypes Link: https://youtu.be/cXB5B8Slivw 6 June 2018: https://twitter.com/isibayamzansi/status/1004356590538027008?lang=en 15 […]

Sunraise Campaign- Assinatura de Memorandos

Sunraise Campaign A Gender Links Mocambique efectuou entre os dias 28 de Outubro e 02 de Novembro corrente mês visitas a 8 dos 10 municípios nos quais tem implementado o progrma de empreendedorismo designado Sunraise campaign. As visitas visavam o assinatura e renovação do memorando de entendimento, onde os municípios comprometem-se a acolher e dar […]

November 14, 2018 Themes: Entrepreneurship Programs: Entrepreneurship | Training of Trainers

Mozambique: Rosa Pita Joaque

“I started with a small stool, where I sold candy, soft drinks, but no freezer, no glacier, but nowadays I have my establishment, two freezers, a glacier and four workers” My name is Rosa Pita, I’m 54 years old. I am a native of Chimoio, but now I live in Bilene district, Gaza province. I […]

October 5, 2018 Themes: Drivers of Change | Entrepreneurship Programs: Protocol @ work