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Stories of Impact

  Susan Nyachwo's journey is a true testament to the incredible power of determination. At 50 years old and a mother of five, Susan is a hardworking individual with an unwavering devotion to entrepreneurship. Curious. Before joining the Street Business School (SBS) training program, Susan already had...

Meet Flavia Josephine Namugga, a resilient 47-year-old mother of three, a devoted wife and an unwavering advocate for women's empowerment. Her life story is one of perseverance, dedication and a tireless commitment to improving the lives of women in her community. After attending the Street...

Street Business School amplifies positive impact by partnering with over 250 organisations to deliver our SBS entrepreneurial curriculum. SBS graduates trained by our partners start businesses, successfully manage them, and often diversify into multiple businesses. With increased income, graduates support their families, pay school fees,...

Women in many parts of the world face incredible challenges when it comes to accessing opportunities for economic equity. Lack of education, limited access to finance and cultural barriers often prohibit their potential for growth and development. That is why Street Business School (SBS) partners...

As part of our Street Business School community, you may know Agnes "Aggie" Oyella. She is an engaging, dynamic woman, who has been an important part of SBS and BeadforLife for many years. Now, Aggie would like to share her story with you. ...

Mebra has emerged as a beacon of hope and inspiration for women in her community. Formerly a farmer, Mebra was recruited to join the SBS training program as a trainer and subsequently embarked on an entrepreneurial journey that defied her initial expectations, quadrupling her income...

Norine had never considered owning a business before joining an SBS training program. As she learned, she realized all the opportunities she was missing. "I am proud of myself for how much I have grown because I can now pay for my children's school fees...

As a loving mother, Vida could not leave her partner, even though he beat and raped her. She relied on his income to care and provide for her sick child. Since attending SBS through Activate Action, Vida opened a roadside stand making and selling snacks....

Margret is a cheerful 57-year-old woman with a charismatic personality. Prior to joining SBS' entrepreneurial training, life was not easy for Margret. She worked hard to raise her five grandchildren after her two sons passed away. With no regular income, Margret depended on subsistence farming...