Economically-challenged women are becoming entrepreneurs

A food retail social entrepreneurship project allows women from economically-challenged backgrounds, widows, and victims of domestic abuse, are given opportunities to earn a respectable livelihood. Sodexo On-Site Services, a leading service provider of food and facilities management solutions, had ventured on a journey to fulfill its CSR obligations by entering into a partnership with the ECO (Enhancing…

The Intel Foundation invests in refugees

On February 12th, 2018, the Intel Foundation donated $1 million to the International Rescue Committee to help arm refugees with coding skills. This will allow the company to help 1,000 German-based refugees find tech jobs. The Foundation has designed a program called Project CORE (Creating Opportunities for Refugee Employment), in which they collaborate with other local actors to train and equip instructors at several…

British film bring to light witch-hunts in Zambia

Nairobi — An award-winning British film about witch-hunts in Zambia trying to fight against curbing violence against women. Provided it is translated into local languages and distributed widely, according to human rights campaigners. « Bringing these stories to light can help survivors, civil society and communities to hold their government and duty bearers to account. » said Shelby Quast, director…