Women are the backbone of the household in Uganda — they manage the home, care for the children, pay school fees and hospital bills, and contribute greatly to the household’s livelihood. Supporting women means supporting the entire family. In Uganda, women also are more likely than men to be motivated to start a business out of necessity. However, the survival rates of their businesses past 42 months is lower than that of men. Many of their business challenges include accessing financial services.
Inspired by the strength of his single mother who is a serial entrepreneur, Akram Mpagi launched Project Fingrow- a financial literacy program for women who work as market vendors. In this episode, Akram shares his professional journey as an accountant and his motivation for launching a social impact initiative.
Hosted by Elshaddai Joseph of MCI Uganda
Sponsored by Akram Accounting Services.
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Forty six years ago, on a warm summer night in Melbourne, Susan Bartlett and Suzanne Armstrong were stabbed to death in their home in Easey Street, Collingwood. Suzanne's 16 month-old son was asleep in the cot at this time. The double homicide remains one of the most confronting cold cases.
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