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Skills Development

The Problem

While many training models have been used to bring financial literacy to individuals  and communities, enterprise and credit management and credit management need to be delivered consistently over time, with patience, allowing for individual learning styles and time available. These are life skills which remain with the participant and can empower them immediately or at some point in the future.

The Response

The Trust provides  enterprise and credit management training to communities as a life skill as a gateway  to financial inclusion . Where there is access to finance, financial literacy catalyses ideas and hobbies to commercial activity. Allied programmes build confidence, awareness and capacity for demands of self-employment and running a business.

The Impact

The building of financially literate communities with enterprise management know-how who are ready for linkages, including access to finance. The training prepares them to make informed decisions, take calculated risks and run progressively stronger micro enterprises. Local economies will be stimulated as more problems are identified and converted to opportunities; enterprises with the potential to grow and employ others.

Nduna Girls

The Problem

Girls continue to be marginalised and excluded in education; by supporting and accelerating gifted girls, Nduna Girls hopes to create role models who will return to their communities to uplift and inspire other girls.

The Response

Send Nduna Girls members to school and university and provide them with supporting interventions such as sanitary pads, school uniforms, solar lamps and laptops, as well as an annual workshop with content for exposure, to promote group cohesion, build confidence and enhance life skills.

The Impact

Lowering or removing vulnerabilities of girls from poor communities through education and later through economic activity for them to assume leadership roles and champion the upliftment of others.