Impact

ATITLÁN RECICLA

ATITLÁN RECICLA

GUATEMALA

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.

Scaling up shea nuts harvesting and marketing in Burkina faso

Scaling up shea nuts harvesting and marketing in Burkina faso

BURKINA FASO

In the shea sector value chain, women harvest the nuts and represent 80% of the sector's labour force

CULTURAL TOURISM ENTERPRISES AS A WAY OU OF POVERTY ?

CULTURAL TOURISM ENTERPRISES AS A WAY OU OF POVERTY ?

TANZANIA

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).

DESIGNING WONDER: MARKETING HANDICRAFTS TO TOURISTS IN BOLIVIA

DESIGNING WONDER: MARKETING HANDICRAFTS TO TOURISTS IN BOLIVIA

BOLIVIA

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.

Inspiring Youth Interest in Mongolian Fibre

Inspiring Youth Interest in Mongolian Fibre

Mongolia

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!

Integration of a Mango Cooperative Within the Market System

Integration of a Mango Cooperative Within the Market System

Mali

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.

Economic Empowerment of Nepalese Women and Marginalized Groups

Economic Empowerment of Nepalese Women and Marginalized Groups

Nepal

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.

MAS Intimates and the Uniterra program

MAS Intimates and the Uniterra program

Sri Lanka

A partnership for women’s economic empowerment in the apparel manufacturing sector.

Gender Awareness Through Theater

Gender Awareness Through Theater

Mongolia

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.

Adaptive management in a post-disaster context

Adaptive management in a post-disaster context

Nepal

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?

Zoona, a digital money transfer service

Zoona, a digital money transfer service

Malawi

Discover how Uniterra volunteers supported the expansion of a Southern African company, Zoona, into Malawi, transforming the financial and entrepeneurship landscape.