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Social Entrepreneur finalist 2010
Lilian Masebenza, Mhani Gingi Social Entrepreneurial Networks
Mhani Gingi literally refers to a caring industrious woman who is always looking for lasting solutions to social problems.
The UPliftment Programme (UP), a not-for-profit organisation based in South Africa, recently did an interview with Lillian and some of the women in the Mhani Gingi network, now featured in their latest episode of “The UP.” Continue reading
In 2006, Lillian Masebenza launched Mhani Gingi Social Entrepreneurial Networks, which adapts traditional community structures to create a trusted platform for income-generation for women and youth in South Africa. She provides business training, skills-development, and mentorship to groups that previously focused exclusively on saving for special occasions, fostering a new sense of entrepreneurship among the country’s most disadvantaged communities.
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From a rural South African childhood, through family challenges to becoming a social entrepreneur and role model to many. Lillian Masebenza is a woman who celebrates her experience and shares her expertise. She also reminds us that South Africa’s freedom was nursed by a generation of women who stood united. She shares her story with the Radio Workshop in celebration of Women’s Day.
By Children’s Radio Foundation, Cape Town, South Africa – Go to the Radio Workshop: A woman’s journey