Huffington Post: Village Enterprise Helps African Women Entrepreneurs Lead the Way in Fueling Africa’s Economic Growth

VE_logo_newTuesday, September 9, 2014:  Aid for Africa member Village Enterprise which equips people living in extreme poverty with resources to create sustainable businesses, is part of a rising trend in which African women are not only lifting themselves out of extreme poverty, but also creating thousands of well-needed jobs in their communities.  Village Enterprise-trained, Ugandan tailor Angela Adeke, who escaped extreme poverty in the wake of war-stricken Uganda epitomizes this growing trend. After receiving a small grant and graduating from Village Enterprises’ business training program, she became a successful tailor and now produces uniforms for 4,000 students. Read the article

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