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285 new women entrepreneurs launch their business in the Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement with the support of WPDI and its partners

On 25 May, 285 women gathered at the WPDI Community Learning Center in the Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement in northern Uganda for a ceremony marking the first steps in their new life as entrepreneurs. Indeed, these former WPDI trainees from vulnerable contexts – 70% of them are refugees from South...read more

WPDI and Gemini Enterprises Africa launch the Business Boot Camp in Juba

WPDI and its partner Gemini Enterprises Africa have just started our first Business Boot Camp, a dynamic process aimed at building a new generation of young entrepreneurs in South Sudan. In June, we took the first step in the process with the launch of a business plan competition that will yield...read more

Forest Whitaker advocating for youth empowerment and sustainability at key events in Singapore

On June 5 and 6, in Singapore, Forest Whitaker called upon civil society, the private sector and youth to transform the SDGs into a truly global movement. Speaking in his capacities as CEO/Founder of the Whitaker Peace & Development Initiative, UNESCO Special Envoy for Peace and Reconciliation...read more

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