Leader profile: Fatoumata Jallow Tambajang, Gambia
Leader profile: Fatoumata Jallow Tambajang, Gambia

Fatoumata Jallow Tambajang Fatoumata Jallow Tambajang is Gambia’s acting Vice President and Minister of Women’s Affairs. As a passionate women’s rights advocate and political activist, she was one of the key leaders in the unified opposition coalition that defeated Gambia’s strongman Yayha Jammeh. During her time as chair of Gambia’s…

Organization profile: Women’s Microfinance Initiative
Organization profile: Women’s Microfinance Initiative

Women’s Microfinance Initiative Founded in 2008, Women’s Microfinance Initiative (WMI) seeks to empower poor women in rural areas of East Africa to engage in income-producing activities and raise the standard of living of their families. WMI establishes village-level loan hubs to offer training, support services and capital to women in…

Organization profile: Agape Youth Movement
Organization profile: Agape Youth Movement

  Agape Youth Movement (AYM) is a youth-led organization active in the Tshwane municipality in South Africa focused on youth leadership, entrepreneurship development and digital engagement, with a vision of positively transforming South African society. Founded in 2009, AYM seeks to provide youth with the skills to solve social issues…

Organization profile: IkamvaYouth
Organization profile: IkamvaYouth

Founded in 2003, South African non-profit IkamvaYouth seeks to provide 9th-11th grade students in disadvantaged communities the knowledge, skills, and resources to pursue tertiary education and/or employment opportunities after graduation. A high proportion of South African youth are unemployed due to poverty, low awareness of opportunities, and a lack of…