In Zambia, there are many women entrepreneurs who have a desire to create products that will impact their communities. They are looking to make a positive change in their lives and the communities they live in by creating products that will improve people’s health, education or economic status.
What is the importance of entrepreneurship on the Zambian economy?
Entrepreneurs like Clever Mpoha who started their own business in 2015, Omega Foods Zambia. Her passion for creating nutritious food for her son and other families has allowed her to make a difference in her community.
The also has the vision to help the local economy and transform her community by educating people on healthy living and providing them with jobs. She is committed to empowering women and youth by bringing them on a path of success and self-reliance through her business.
The Youth Entrepreneurs Network of Zambia (YENZ) is a non-profit organization that promotes entrepreneurship and the empowerment of young people. The organization works with the Youth Development Council to develop and support youths through training on entrepreneurship, job readiness and financial literacy.