Posts in Category: Mali

Unlocking Capital, Unlocking Opportunity 

07-Mar-2018 Categories: International Women's Day Mali
Unlocking Capital, Unlocking Opportunity By Carybeth Reddy and Aichata Mohamed Sako In Mali’s capital of Bamako, Diallo Hawa Traore runs a soap company, one of the first in the city to sell gabakourouni, a special... read more

When Women Help Women, Entrepreneurs Thrive 

04-Mar-2017 Categories: International Women's Day Mali Sri Lanka

Women in West African cultures—some of which are historically matrilineal—hold positions of respect and strength. As the providers of shelter, food, wisdom, and comfort, they have often been called to firmly hold their communities together in the face of conflict and strife. It is not uncommon for women to turn to entrepreneurship—often at a very young age—to support their immediate and extended families. 

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An Entrepreneur Focused on Helping Women 

12-Oct-2016 Categories: Mali Our Impact
Sanogo Diarra's fruit processing company has created good jobs for women in her community.... read more

New Financial Assistance Program Will Put Credit in the Hands of Farmers in Mali  

17-Aug-2015 Categories: Mali Press Releases
A woman in Mali sifts newly harvested grain. Photo: Bill Horn, courtesy of Photoshare. IESC – the International Executive Service Corps – will implement a new five-year... read more