A new approach to job creation

A new approach to job creation

The cry for jobs is everywhere, but the magnitude of the crisis is stark. The creation of large-scale formal employment for millions is unlikely to happen soon. New ideas are needed — fast. The WAYSE programme — short for Women and Youth in Sustainable Enterprise—is...
Saving in the time of Covid: a review of 2021

Saving in the time of Covid: a review of 2021

More than half of South African women (51%) say they have experienced gender-based violence. That figure should be a call to arms, but, given the constant flow of news about GBV atrocities in this country, awareness campaigns like Sixteen Days of Activism for No...
Benefits pile up for farmer who saves

Benefits pile up for farmer who saves

The life of a farmer is never easy, but joining a savings group nearly a decade ago has helped to ease the load of Nelisiwe Dlamini, while also boosting her family’s enterprise. Dlamini lives in Mpumulwana-Centocow, a deep rural area in KwaZulu-Natal. Her village,...