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WDPI recruits 98 youth and 70 local figures in all the counties of Western Equatoria State, South Sudan to build a grassroots peace force in the area

Scouting the 10 counties of Western Equatoria State (WES), our South Sudan country team succeeded in laying the ground for our work in the area for the years to come. Their main accomplishment was to recruit two groups of people, namely 98 young women and men from the payams (local subdivisions) of...read more

285 new women entrepreneurs launch their business in the Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement with the support of WPDI and its partners

On 25 May, 285 women gathered at the WPDI Community Learning Center in the Kiryandongo Refugee Settlement in northern Uganda for a ceremony marking the first steps in their new life as entrepreneurs. Indeed, these former WPDI trainees from vulnerable contexts – 70% of them are refugees from South...read more

WPDI and Gemini Enterprises Africa launch the Business Boot Camp in Juba

WPDI and its partner Gemini Enterprises Africa have just started our first Business Boot Camp, a dynamic process aimed at building a new generation of young entrepreneurs in South Sudan. In June, we took the first step in the process with the launch of a business plan competition that will yield...read more

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