Here are stories that illustrate some of the achievements of the Uniterra Program in Tanzania.
Here are stories that illustrate some of the achievements of the Uniterra Program in Nepal.
Here are stories that illustrate some of the achievements of the Uniterra Program in Peru.
Here are stories that illustrate some of the achievements of the Uniterra Program in Senegal.
Here are stories that illustrate some of the achievements of the Uniterra Program in Vietnam.
Here are stories that illustrate some of the achievements of the Uniterra Program in Guatemala.
Here are stories that illustrate some of the achievements of the Uniterra Program in Malawi.
Here are stories that illustrate some of the Uniterra Program’s achievements in Bolivia.
Here are stories that illustrate some of the achievements of the Uniterra Program in Ghana.
Chaque individu a la capacité d’agir et de contribuer à plusieurs niveaux afin de supporter les efforts de développement international du Canada et à l’atteinte des Objectifs de développement durable des Nations Unies.
Le secteur de la construction, très informel et peu structuré, est une branche d’activité prometteuse pour les jeunes. Toutefois, une des principales contraintes de ce secteur est le manque de liens entre les centres de formation, les entreprises et les services publics.
La filière riz au Sénégal est un secteur idéal pour la promotion de la sécurité alimentaire et de l’emploi des femmes. Cependant, le riz local subit une forte concurrence du riz importé.
A safe, harassment-free workplace benefits not only women who will remain at work, but also the performance of an organisation, as women will be able to fully develop their potential and thereby contribute to the successful growth of organisations.
The cocoa/ chocolate industry’s value chain, including processing and transforming into chocolates and derivative products, provides massive employment opportunities for youth and women.
High youth unemployment rates in Malawi have an adverse impact on the economy as 70% of the population is under the age of 35.
The tourism sector is in full expansion around the world and holds the power to generate employment for marginalized women and young people, as well as being a driver for environmentally sustainable economic development.
27 year old Doris Deku has her own tiling business in the residential construction sector. She employs four professional tilers and is currently training four apprentices, including two young women.
Tourism is an important economic driver in Vietnam, one that currently employs close to 2M workers, and contributes 10 % to the national GDP. The Uniterra program has worked with several tourism schools to reinforce and/or set up a model for on-campus businesses.
For many people, drinking a good cup of coffee in the morning is a must, but how many know that Guatemala’s small coffee producers receive only a meagre share of their coffee cup for their hard work?
Farmers’ Baskets Project, known as Kisan Ko Poko (KKP), works to facilitate market access for disadvantaged farmers. KKP connects small scale farmers of rural Nepal directly with consumers from the Kathmandu Valley,
Lake Atitlàn, one of Guatemala's maint water bodies, is both an important tourist attraction and a source of income for populations living on its shores.
In the shea sector value chain, women harvest the nuts and represent 80% of the sector's labour force
Msambwe Madiwa is one of the very few woman trekking guides in Tanzania'z male-dominated tourism sector, thanks to her participation in a cultural tourism enterprise (CTE) initiated by her community and accredited by the Tanzanian Tourism Board (TTB).
In Bolivia, the internal market for local quality handicrafts such as sweaters, garments and household products is limited. Greater sales potential does nonetheless reside in the more than 1 million tourists who visit Bolivia every year.
Though Mongolia is ranked as the second largest cashmere producer in the world, after China, the fibre sector is facing challenges in growth — one of the key constraints being the dramatic decrease of newcomers to the workforce in recent years. Fewer graduates enter the industry each year as they get drawn to higher-paying jobs in construction and mining. Solution: The Uniterra program initiated the idea of a weekend of innovation!
In the community of Kaï in Mali, mangos have the potential to create incomes for all actors at different levels of the value chain, though at present there is little value added.
Nepalese youth, particularly women and other excluded groups, have significant challenges securing employment. In response, CTEVT and BSET aim to attract more women and excluded groups to their vocational schools.
A partnership for women’s economic empowerment in the apparel manufacturing sector.
The education sector in Mongolia is largely influenced by gender bias and stereotypes. Men are thought to be more capable of making a living regardless of education. In March 2017, the European Union approached the Uniterra Program looking to fund gender-oriented initiatives and accepted Uniterra volunteer Emilie MacIsaac’s proposal featuring Gender Awareness through Theatre.
How could Uniterra best support relief efforts to contribute to the economic recovery phase? How relevant was our original programming in the aftermath of this catastrophe?
Discover how Uniterra volunteers supported the expansion of a Southern African company, Zoona, into Malawi, transforming the financial and entrepeneurship landscape.