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.

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Canadian SMO : Humber Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
Local Partner(s) : CAP - Youth Empowerment Institute
Region : Africa
Theme : Livelihoods

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