Entrepreneurship+ Digital Livelihoods+ Creative Arts: Socio-economic Empowerment of Women Refugees in Kenya (EDC-Kenya)
- Sustainable Development Goal :8 - Decent Work and. Economic Growth
- Gender Equality Marker :Gender Responsive (GE2)
- Testing Country :Kenya
- Testing Period :12 months
- Amount :$198,692
This innovation tests a solution to enhance women’s socio-economic empowerment and increase livelihood opportunities for refugees in Nairobi, Kenya. It will do so by integrating digital entrepreneurship components in skills development courses and utilize online e-commerce marketplaces to showcase talents in creative arts (dance, music, theatre, art, photography etc.). A group of female entrepreneurs will establish online businesses using digital tools, strategies, and practices and create peer-to-peer business relationships with female artisans in their communities.