WALPE Activity Update

Electoral Talk Steals Limelight during Capacity Building Trainings

With support from FreeFund, the Women’s Academy for Leadership and Political Excellence (WALPE) conducted capacity building trainings in Social Entrepreneurship, Value Addition, Branding and Access to Markets for 200 aspiring women leaders from Zhombe-Kwekwe rural in Midlands province. Some of the topics covered during the trainings include Financial Literacy and Savings Management, Budgeting in Financial Planning and Digital Marketing. This will ensure that the aspiring women leaders explore alternative options to managing finances in the COVID19 period and enhance their participation in leadership processes.

Social Entrepreneurship Trainings – A Ray of Hope for Aspiring Women Leaders

Before the #LetsGo5050 Gender Equality Project had besieged Muchakata in Masvingo Rural, Valentine Nyoni, aged 26, had no clear plan of how she would improve her livelihood. With two dependent minor children, Nyoni had tried different avenues to fend for her family but the businesses all seemed to flop until she attended WALPE’s Social Entrepreneurship trainings which were supported by Diakonia. A ray of hope shone over Nyoni’s life and for the first time her business ideas began to flourish.

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