Entrepreneurship

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

Lesotho:Mampeoane Mokete

Mampeoane Mokete is an entrepreneur who started a business after being disappointed by not being able to go to university. She was too much dependent to her husband as he was the only one working therefore he was a breadwinner. Mokete started to ask a capital from her husband and fortunately he agreed and gave […]

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

Lesotho:Tsatsimpone Ranteme

Boithatelo Healthy Youth Organization empowering young women and youth with life skills and leadership skills It was started on the 1st August 2014 with the aim of empowering young women and youth with life skills and leadership skills. It was formed by 10 women and 2 boys who were trained by Peace Corps Lesotho through […]

November 24, 2020 Themes: Education | Entrepreneurship Programs: Gender & Governance

Lesotho:Meisi Sefali

Mafeteng Women Empowerment Network empowering women to use what they have as business opportunity. This is the project where women had the opportunity to connect with other women in business. Tieang Sefali is the one who advised the formation of group where individuals will come together with the common objectives, consequently those women came together […]

November 24, 2020 Themes: Entrepreneurship Programs: Gender & Governance | Phenomenal Women

Upcoming SADC #Voice&Choice Summits

Upcoming SADC #Voice&Choice Summits

1 November 2020: In  November, Gender Links (GL) and the Commonwealth Local Government Forum (CLGF) will be hosting Voice and Choice Summits in two Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries, Lesotho and Zambia. This year, due to COVID-19 restrictions on large gatherings some Summits will be taking place in three phases. In Zimbabwe three Summits, […]

Voice & Choice summit recognises entrepreneurs

Voice & Choice summit recognises entrepreneurs

For immediate releas: Maseru, 2 November: Gender Links Lesotho in partnership with the Commonwealth Local Government Forum (CLGF) held the first of its three summits on 28-29 October 2020. The summit brought together a total of 80 participants (55 females and 25 males) drawn from local councils, government ministry, alliance partners and the media.  The […]

Three Years of Safe Haven

Three Years of Safe Haven ‘Real change, enduring change, happens one step at a time’ – Ruth Bader Ginsburg Background Since its inception in September 2017, Gender Links Safe Haven Halfway Home (SHHH) has been a refuge for 69 residents coming from different socio-economic backgrounds and having known numerous types of violence throughout their lifetime […]

I story COVID -19 in the streets on Dar es Salaam

I story  COVID -19 in the streets on Dar es Salaam

By JAMES KAMALA. Dar es Salaam, 02 June: One rainy morning, I boarded a bus to go looking for stories on  he outskirts of Dar es Salaam as I usually do. To update myself with what dominates the headlines, I was busy surfing the morning news when a woman with a baby entered the same […]