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KadAfrica showcased in inspired magazine of Brussels Airlines for empowering Ugandan women

Authors: Africa Business Digest Source: Africa Business Digest
KadAfrica (SEED Africa Award Winner 2014), and its founder Eric Kaduru, from Uganda was showcased in Brussels Airlines‘ inspired magazine for using farming to empower Ugandan women. The enterprise’s passion fruit farm runs a year-and-a-half programme for female employees to develop financial management, agriculture and life skills. Upon completion, workers are rewarded with a farm start-up kit with chemical inputs, tools, seedlings and access to a small plot of land. Read more

Enterprise Brief: KadAfrica: Girls Agro Investment (GAIN) Project

Published: 05 September 2014
The Girls Agro-Investment (GAIN) Project trains rural school-aged girls to manage and run small-holder agricultural businesses in passion fruit farming. Empowering the girls to pass on their knowledge to their communities, the project offers an economic alternative to rural exodus. Read more