United Purpose’s (UP) programme in Brazil is campaigning to raise awareness of the power of participation in community organisations. Now in its second year, we’re featuring some of the incredible community group members participating in the campaign to find out how collective action has changed their lives.
In rural Bangladesh, menstruation is largely viewed as impure, often imposing many restrictions on what women can do and where they can go. We are challenging these deeply rooted beliefs through our Women's Business Centres.
We spoke with Ndeye Amy Kebe, the founder of Jokalante, about her entrepreneurial journey, where she finds her inspiration and the challenges she has overcome along the way.
Maria Juam is the president of her local Social Accountability Monitoring Committee in Metangula town, Mozambique. A socially-minded pillar of the community, Maria is a vocal catalyser of change within it.