Empowering Young Women Entrepreneurs in Mozambique

Both Ana Paula (24) and Rosinha (21) grew up in the same town of Chimoio — and in similar circumstances of economic hardship, negative gender norms, and domestic violence. But…

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The Black Community must be a Priority: A Letter from our CEO

Dear JSI and World Education Community,  JSI and World Education stand for equal and equitable access to health, health care, education, and employment. Since each organization was founded, we have…  Read More

Paying it Forward: Local Artisans Build Vulnerable Youth’s Vocational Skills

After growing up in poverty, Fenias Macolelane Bila has earned a good living through tailoring over the past 37 years, which enabled him to support his children’s higher education and…  Read More

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Safeguarding children, youth and vulnerable families during the COVID-19 pandemic

  The social and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic are being felt in communities across Africa. We know from the evidence and our experience that violence against women and…  Read More

Inclusive Mentorship to Promote the Rights and Wellbeing of Girls with Disabilities

After obtaining a degree in educational psychology with a focus in social work, Dorca learned signed language through her church. The next year, she interned at Sansão Mutemba Secondary School,…  Read More

Claris’ Story: Living My Father’s Dream

It is every little girl’s dream to make her father proud. But for Claris Chada, age 23 years, that hope was taken away in 2010 when her father died, leaving…  Read More