Not far from the school is a water point under construction. The women who live near it are all unemployed. They told me they have to spend two hours a day fetching water, for which they have to pay. This water point will change their lives. They will soon be receiving a start up loan from Partners for Change and they want to open a small coffee house in the area. They told me to come and try it out when I am next visiting.
One woman told me: ‘We are all poor and are in crisis. We need support. We’ve got capacity, we’ve got energy – we just lack the resources to get started’..
here, cafenvalso are hoping for a business start up loan from tra