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Lynn Maggott’s passion helped her to become successful business leader
CAPE TOWN. – Lynn Maggot undoubtedly has the Midas-touch, for everything this small business developer and implementer of start-up business programmes has touched the past 20 years, has turned to gold. Maggott will deliver the keynote-address at the second webinar of 1000 Women Trust, in collaboration with Pick ‘n Pay, on the 1000 Women Restart-initiative […]
Improving women’s participation in labour market pivotal for growth as 1000 Women Restart is launched
CAPE TOWN. – On women’s day, 9th August, South Africa will pay tribute to the more than 20 000 women who marched to the Union Buildings on 9th August 1956 in protest against the extension of Pass Laws to women. But the country will also celebrate Women’s Month under the theme: “Generation Equality: Realizing women’s rights for an […]
Award-winning female farmer will speak about self-confidence at August-webinar
CAPE TOWN. – Anna Phosa is a multiple award-winning entrepreneurs and the only female black commercial pig farmer in South Africa. She will be a keynote speaker when 1000 Women Trust, in collaboration with Pick ‘n Pay, hosts a series of webinars in August 2021 to kick-start the 1000 Women Restart initiative in order to […]
Women business leaders transform communities of Delft, Vrygrond
CAPE TOWN. – As a community developer and business leader, Farida Ryklief’s Woman Impacting a Nation (WIN)-organization has deeply impacted the people of Delft and beyond. She and members of her community attended gender-based violence information sessions with 1000 Women Trust in 2020, and those sessions birthed the start of a community garden that is […]
Fakazi, Ngwenyana overcame GBV to become business owners who inspire, employ many
CAPE TOWN. – Mathilda Fakazi suffered gender-based violence years ago but overcame its depressing impact to become the owner of Tilly’s shopping, catering and events management in Masiphumelele, a multi-layered company that employs women who were previously jobless. She is more than a shop owner, she is a visionary, an inspirational community leader, and she […]
SEDA partners with 1000 Women Trust to create business opportunities for women
CAPE TOWN. – The Small Enterprise Development Agency (Seda) has partnered with 1000 Women Trust to facilitate economic empowerment that will give women-owned businesses in the Western Cape access to finance and market, said Alex Qunta, Seda’s Western Cape Provincial manager. Seda is an agency of the Department of Small Business Development (DSBD) that provides non-financial support […]
Friends-initiative offers hope to Women in South Africa to Restart
CAPE TOWN. – 1000 Women Restart, a comprehensive and wide-ranging campaign to empower survivors of GBV, and also those who lost their jobs during the COVID 19-lockdown, is set to provide new resources, skills, business mentorships and hope to countless South African women. “We at 1000 Women Trust are inviting all women to be our Friend. […]
Sustainability of soup kitchens one of the greatest challenges as Mandela Day approaches
CAPE TOWN. – The theme of this Nelson Mandela Day is One Hand Can Feed Another. It is a call to action for the people of South Africa to ignite the embers of ubuntu and tackle food insecurity by working together. One of the warriors at the forefront of the war on hunger is 1000 […]
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