#Economic Empowerment

  • Article: Education Is the Key to Unlocking Young South Africans’ Potential
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    Education Is the Key to Unlocking Young South Africans’ Potential

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|July 18, 2019|The World Bank Group

    This 18-year-old Joburger is young, ambitious, and hustling for limited educational opportunities. Read more

  • Article: Pharrell Is Helping More Than 100 High School Graduates Find Internships
    Education

    Pharrell Is Helping More Than 100 High School Graduates Find Internships

    By Leah Rodriguez|July 3, 2019

    The singer wants to see the students lead the next Harlem Renaissance. Read more

  • Article: Why Everyone in South Africa Should Care About the Country’s Human Capital
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    Why Everyone in South Africa Should Care About the Country’s Human Capital

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 21, 2019

    Knowledge, skills, and health are all essential to empowering people to realise their potential. Read more

  • Article: Paris Is Making Public Transit Free For Kids — and Low-Income Families Will Benefit
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    Paris Is Making Public Transit Free For Kids — and Low-Income Families Will Benefit

    By Sophie Maes|Jan. 11, 2019

    Paris is the latest city to announce free and discounted transit for youth. Read more

  • Article: Innovating The Future To Close The Gender Gap In South Africa
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    Innovating The Future To Close The Gender Gap In South Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 28, 2018|Motsepe Foundation

    The Motsepe Foundation is increasing the number of girls and women in Science and Technology. Read more

  • Article: This Kick-Ass South African CEO Is Empowering Girls and Women to Achieve Their Potential
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    This Kick-Ass South African CEO Is Empowering Girls and Women to Achieve Their Potential

    By Thato Mahlangu|Nov. 19, 2018

    Lerato Motsamai, founder of Girlignite Africa, has supported 3,300 women in just four years. Read more

  • Article: How Nigerian Women Are Using WhatsApp to Chat, Learn, and Earn
    Girls & Women

    How Nigerian Women Are Using WhatsApp to Chat, Learn, and Earn

    Oct. 31, 2018

    Women said WhatsApp had allowed them to communicate better, particularly with local politicians. Read more

  • Article: Giving Women a Little Cash Gives Them a Chance to Succeed: Study
    Girls & Women

    Giving Women a Little Cash Gives Them a Chance to Succeed: Study

    By Joanna Prisco|July 31, 2018

    Studies show small cash transfers empower women and inspire farsighted decision making. Read more