After more than a year of job hunting, Chacha Marwa from Tanzania saw no prospects on the horizon. His only option was to trespass onto private mining operations and try extracting traces of gold, a process that’s illegal and involves dangerous chemicals.
DIEPSLOOT – What began as a light-hearted challenge between two acquaintances, has evolved in to a world record attempt to knit 21 000 blankets to commemorate 21 years of freedom.
Approximately 100 women will be contributing 1000 blankets to the 67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela Day drive which aims to produce 21 000 blankets by April 21 and create a world record in the process.
On Friday, March 6, Africare/Senegal hosted a breakfast in celebration of International Women’s Day. The theme was Female Entrepreneurship in Senegal.
Africare is imparting entrepreneurial skills to the villagers so they effectively exploit business opportunities in the area.
Where can you find the world’s largest tracts of uncultivated arable land? Africa. Where can you find the biggest and youngest workforce on the planet? Again, Africa.