AMI’s March Entrepreneur of the Month
11th March 2021
As we celebrate Women’s History Month, meet Lucy Mary Athieno. A participant in the AMI Survive to Thrive Programme and the Founder of Eco-Pads Uganda. A firm that manufactures reusable sanitary pads and has produced over 3million pads supporting over 2 million girls in Uganda. Lucy is also a champion of menstrual health, having trained over 10,000 young people including male teachers on menstrual health.
Listen to how Lucy has been able to find opportunities and grow her business while creating an impact.
Small businesses also have a role in Earth Day
Green thinking need not just be a constraint on traditional business, but also a huge business opportunity. Across Africa, entrepreneurs are creating profitable businesses that make the earth healthier too.
Entrepreneurs can change the world
While few of us will ever have the impact on global thinking of a Piketty, Raworth, or Stiglitz, there are things simple business owners can do to contribute to a more just world.
In Praise of Work, a Basic Human Need
Apart from putting food on the table, work is associated with health and dignity. With dignity goes social cohesion. Large-scale unemployment is a threat to the social health of the nation.