We were honored to be recognized by People in this feature that delves into our history, yet describes our Street Business School foundation of entrepreneurial training and empowerment for women.
In 2011, Teddy Namuyiga was desperate. She was living with her three daughters outside Kampala, Uganda, on less than $1 a day. Her husband had left her after their third child was born deaf, and Teddy was forced to ask neighbors if she could wash their clothes or fetch water for money.
“All the money I got, I used to feed my children,” she said….