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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.

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I couldn’t thank enough all Making Work Work team (Anja, Lesley, Lynn, Louise) as well the ladies on our group! You all have been an amazing inspiration and support on these past 6 months. And I am cheering for you all to also get your place in the sun"
After long conversations with the company director, where we negotiated flexibility possibility, past week we come to an agreement and today it was my first day at the company.

In my situation, the most important wasn’t the job position or the income, but the flexibility.
After that, the blessing came. A friend from the same cohort which had already got a job after the program, contacted me saying that the company were looking for someone. I wasn’t very confident yet, but I sent the CV anyway.
I realised that I had to restart somehow. So I made a plan: first redo my CV, which received 100% upgrade and brand new design after the mentoring session of MWW, second was the many mother’s struggle: get a nursery placement.
“I was participant of Making Work Work during Cohort 1 last November. There I could meet a brilliant group of strong woman, from different areas, intending to return to their careers or even looking for a fresh new start.