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Medius Busingye showed a natural aptitude for running a business, until robbery and Covid-19 made her fearful of trying again. After completing the SBS training, she is rebuilding her business and her savings. ...

Odiira is a joyful mother of three who persevered through many challenges. After participating in a Street Business School training, Odiira gained the skills and, most importantly for her, the confidence to start a microbusiness in her community. ...

In the last two years, the pandemic has strained every aspect of operations for organizations in the social sector. Nonprofit organizations (NGOs) saw drops in funding, higher costs for goods and services, and a simultaneous increase in need in their communities. As the pandemic enters...

“There is no force equal to a woman determined to rise.” –W.E.B Dubois! Coach Hadijjah Namuwaya is a determined mother of four. She grew up with her grandmother in Namagabi in the outskirts of Kayunga, but when she became pregnant during her last year of high...

"Written by Torkin Wakefield Street Business School leads with its #1 value — love. We intentionally bring respect and acknowledgement to everyone in our SBS family, including our trainees, our partners, our staff, and our supporters."...

Phionah Ayebare, a joyful young mother of two daughters, is known by friends and family in Mbale as “Mayi Scrap.” Mayi Scrap, loosely translated as “Mother Scrap,” is a name she recently earned when she started a successful scrap plastic recycling business in her community. Previously,...

Our staff, partners and ambassadors carry out our dedicated work through the guidelines of love, justice, celebration, education, dignity, inclusion and more. Join us in our mission and explore our pillars—which we call our Core Values. WE LEAD WITH LOVE We value the richness of human connection...

NGOs fighting to empower women living below the poverty line are challenged by our new reality. COVID-19 compels us to alter our day-to-day practices to protect ourselves and others. These necessary changes have unintended consequences. Those living in poverty are particularly vulnerable to the pandemic...