Micro-Enterprises in Africa
By: Will Navarre
Some challenges that women face in devolving countries in Africa are access to heath care, birthing, gender based division, and lack of education. All of these reasons make life in Africa especially for women extremely difficult. 1 Kind of developed micro enterprise in Africa is a soap and bottled soft drink business. The owner of this is Margret Punjabi. She like all the other micro enterprises started with a small loan and have grown on that to make there small ideas into a business.
These women receive money which helps there town develop in many different ways. They can help there town receive jobs which gives people money. Those people can use that money to pay for essential needs such as water,food, and materials. These micro enterprises are also very helpful because it helps women feel part of something. They are used to taking care of the house and the children. But with this change women can feel compelled to start making money and other women our following those footprints. This is changing how women are looked at in Africa and all over the world. In conclusion these micro enterprises are changing women lives and there communities in Africa and all over the world