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Stories from our Business and Entrepreneurship Trainings

For the last four months, Girl Up Initiative Uganda has been implementing its newest project to economically empower and equip 25 women with business trainings, entrepreneurship skills and one-on-one mentorship as part of our Young Women's Economic Empowerment Program. We have been working closely together with Creative Women Development Association, a community-based organization located in Kabayonro-Gayaza, Wakiso District that imparts economic and entrepreneurship skills to rural women, and Red Jacket, a consultancy firm whose expert trainer has been leading the training sessions. The training was tailored to target women entrepreneurs who are already running their own businesses as well

The Jabulani Charity Concert with our Global Ambassador PJ Powers

The Jabulani Charity Concert held on June 30th featuring PJ Powers and Radio & Weasel was a huge success! Over 600 guests filled the Kampala Serena Hotel for a momentous evening. We were lucky to have hosted our Global Ambassador, PJ Power’s during her initial visit in April when she came to meet our staff and participants of the programs to increase her understanding of our work, shoot her new music video of ‘Home to Africa’, and promote the Jabulani Charity Concert. Despite the tragic passing of her mother the day before, PJ Powers returned to Uganda in June to headline the Jabulani Charity Concert. The charity concert aimed to raise funds locally to expand Girl Up’s Adolescent Girls Progr

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