Gender equality

November 19, 2021

Why leverage South-South Cooperation to support women entrepreneurs: how does SITA’s strengthening of women-led businesses contribute to Sustainable Development?

Women’s empowerment contributes to positive and sustainable social outcomes – and makes economic sense too.  Supporting women as entrepreneurs is one of the key pathways to women’s empowerment. There are three main reasons why SITA makes women’s entrepreneurship a priority: To harnesses all the potential of women’s talent for maximum economic growth; to directly empower women entrepreneurs themselves; and to create decent work opportunities for other women.  SITA promotes women’s entrepreneurship through its gender-focussed Mitreeki programme.
September 5, 2020

Chili harvest season in Rwanda: how SITA is changing the lives of smallholder farmers through supporting agripreneurs to grow chili

SITA has been working with the Government of Rwanda and Indian partners to develop Rwanda’s spices sector, focusing on hyprid chili in particular as high value […]