Blog - Africa

HomeNet Kenya Holds Capacity Building Trainings in 8 Cluster Areas

By: Edwin Bett, HNI International Working Committee member HomeNet Kenya with the support of WIEGO and HomeNet International did schedule to carry out capacity building trainings through mobilization and organising sessions across the eight (8) cluster areas of Machakos, Nairobi, Kisii, Kisumu, Bungoma, Lodwar, North Rift (Nandi and Elgeyo Marakwet) and Central Rift (Naivasha, Laikipia

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HomeNet Kenya National Workshop: Home-Based Workers & Supply Chains

By: Edwin Bett, HNI International Working Committee member The 13-15th of July, 2021 saw the hosting of the Kenyan National Workshop on home-based workers and supply chains by HomeNet Kenya (HNK), The Kenya Federation for Alternative Trade (KEFAT) and Women In Employment Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO). The activity was made possible through the Dfid WOW

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Our Life during the COVID-19 Lockdown

Experiences of home-based worker running a small workshop in Cape Town, South Africa.

Since the start of the national Lockdown in South Africa, home-based workers were severely affected. Abby’s story is one of several thousands who suffered loss of income during this period. In fact, since the beginning of 2020 Abby had no work.

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Our Life during the COVID-19 Lockdown

Experiences of Home-based Workers of the Litha Cooperative, Khayelitsha, Cape Town, South Africa.

We work together in the Litha Cooperative, a registered cooperative in Cape Town. The group is composed of eight women home-based workers. We are one of seven cooperatives that get regular work from the social enterprise, Township Patterns.

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