The latest articles from The Challenges Group team, with writing and opinion from our business consultants and enterprise experts in Ethiopia, Ghana, Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, Zambia and the UK, as well as curated guest contributions.
- The Role of Young People in the Future of Foodby The Challenges Group on 23/07/2021
Smart Foods is a technology company that focuses on the innovation of nutritious plant-based food products. They are passionate about creating highly nutritious and healthy foods that are accessible […]
- Youth Employment: Boosting Creativity and Business Performanceby The Challenges Group on 14/05/2021
An interview with Marion Busingye, CEO of Mohca Beauty and Skincare LtdMarion Etiang-Busingye, CEO Mohca Beauty & Skincare LtdQ: Could you give us some more information about your business and […]
- Youth to Work — the SME Experienceby The Challenges Group on 14/05/2021
Youth to Work — the SME ExperienceQ: Where is your business based and what do you do?A: I am the Managing Director of Krystal Ice. We process organic fruits to make ice pops. We are located in […]
- Youth to Work — the Junior Associate Experienceby The Challenges Group on 13/04/2021
Youth to Work — the Junior Associate ExperienceSince 2016, I have had the opportunity to work with charitable organizations that promoted the health and safety of women and children. Every day, […]
- CHALLENGES PROVIDES URGENT INVESTMENT TO VALUE ADDITION CENTRES IN MALAWI AS COVID-19 CRISIS HITSby Challenges Zambia on 21/08/2020
Malawi’s agriculture has long suffered from a lack of investment, as financial institutions traditionally shied away from this sector because of uncontrollable and systemic risks, higher costs and […]
- Support for African SMEs as global business consultancy Challenges Group launches resilience…by Challenges Zambia on 28/04/2020
Support for African SMEs as global business consultancy Challenges Group launches Enterprise Resilience Programme amid Covid-19 crisisAmid the economic chaos brought on by Covid-19 and generational […]
- Challenges Uganda Advances the Cause of Nutrition in Schoolsby Nakato Claire on 23/04/2020
The Challenges Group works to address developing economies’ most pressing issues by helping partners explore the potential of innovative solutions through initiatives such as the Access Africa […]
- Home at last: Paving new pathways for returned migrants through Challenges’ BEST programmeby Challenges Ghana on 10/04/2020
“We need to encourage communities to embrace returnees and help them re-establish themselves. We need to engage with our youth — who are the future of the country and tend to risk their lives […]
- Challenges’ Youth to Work equips graduates with skills to support growth of SMEs in Ugandaby The Challenges Group on 04/03/2020
Challenges’ Youth to Work programme equips graduates with skills to support growth of SMEs in UgandaKwenu juice bar, one of the businesses taking part in Challenges’ Youth to Work […]
- Rwandan Coffee Project marks major milestone as new film and report highlight programme’s successesby The Challenges Group on 28/02/2020
Hundreds of farmers trained, coffee exports up and an increase in bean quality … New film and report highlight success of Challenges’ flagship Rwandan Coffee ProjectChallenges’ flagship […]
As our Coffee Market Building for People and Prosperity programme in Rwanda nears its end, we are happy to share our proudest achievement.
A rural #community #enterprise fund, backed by business coaching, has seen enterprises #grow, employ and repay loans.
Follow the link and read all about Chansa Beauty Chiwele's amazing story of her Standard Chartered Foundation funded Youth to Work programme Zambia experience:
#Futuremakers #YouthtoWorkZm #Employabilty #Entrepreneurship #Education #Zambia
Just a few minutes to the Global Futuremakers Debate at @StanChart’s #FuturemakersForum!
Catch our #YouthToWork Junior Associates reimagine the future of work alongside other young people from across the globe.
Join here: https://t.co/GkvSq8shx6 https://t.co/SyQnN0xTA4
Don’t miss the Fireside Chat with Bill Winters, CBE, Group Chief Executive, @StanChart, alongside our brilliant former #YouthToWorkUG Junior Associate - Victory Mugenyi!
We’ll be discussing the future of work and skills needed. #FuturemakersForum @StanChartUGA https://t.co/dpBl2rKu5X
“Technical skills, communication skills, cultural understanding and purpose. There needs to be purpose to what you do, and impact the community in a positive way.”
Hanar Al Balooshi, Tribepod, on what young people should equip themselves with today.
Through peer to peer learning, Junior Associates get the chance to work on their soft skills with the support of the Challenges team and their fellow Junior Associates.
We continue to support our Junior Associates through online training amidst the lockdown. #YouthToWorkUg https://t.co/JoH3yZJ2AW