WCFJC seeks to increase economic empowerment and improve the quality of life among low-income women in Africa. Project work has begun in Uganda, East Africa and will later spread throughout the continent of Africa.
News & Notes
Regina Mulondo is one of our pioneer #WomenInBusiness. She is also one of our oldest participants. When interviewing her in line with Women’s Day and what it signifies for her, we found her take on women’s positions and her very obvious vocal feminism particularly refreshing. She is a reminder that the struggle for equality is not one that has just recently been embarked on here in Uganda. She is evidence of the resilience of our mothers and grandmothers and hope for us and our daughters. Here is a little of her take on Women’s Day.
As we #PressForProgress and evaluate ways in which we are helping to achieve women’s economic empowerment. We wanted to hear about Women’s Day from some of our #WomenInBusiness. What does the day mean to them? What does being a woman mean? This is Part 2 of our conversation.
International Women’s Day and more broadly, International Women’s Month are significant for Women’s Center for Job Creation (WCFJC) for obvious reasons. We are about women to our very core and Women’s Month is our opportunity to celebrate that; to look at the ways in which our struggle for women’s economic empowerment is actually paying off and find ways to even better establish it.
As seekers of equal access to opportunities for women, we at the Women's Center for Job Creation (WCFJC) wish we were at a point where penning such thoughts was no longer necessary. It is still necessary however because women, especially rural and peri-urban women, still struggle for access to many opportunities - financial and otherwise - compared to their male counterparts. So here are at least 5 reasons why it is essential that we support these women’s businesses.