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A How To Guide from our Entrepreneur Knight Akot
March 31st 2015 | by Kaire
Tags: Entrepreneurship

A millet and cassava flour beer mix: a How To Guide by entrepreneur Knight Akot Just in case you felt like trying this cassava beer mix out for yourself! Knight Akot from Uganda was struggling. She has a family to feed and she wants to ensure her children can attend school. Knight realised that if […]

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From One Mother to Another
March 15th 2015 | by Kaire
Tags: Mothers Day

This Mother’s Day we think it’s only right to celebrate and acknowledge the efforts of mums and women all around the world who work hard to support their families. So we thought we’d take the chance to share this inspiring mother and Daughter story with you.  In developing countries many women do not have access […]

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Why Women Matter
March 10th 2015 | by Kaire
Tags: International Womens Day | Mothers Day | Women | Womens History Month

Did you know that 70% of Deki loans go to women? According to the World Bank, women grow about 80% of the food eaten by poor families, yet still have much less access than men to knowledge, technology, credit and land. Imagine a world where women had the same use of these resources as men. […]

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The Bead Ladies of Banda
March 6th 2015 | by Kaire
Tags: International Womens Day | Women

On her recent visit to Uganda Deki’s International Programme Director, Diane, travelled to the East Kampalan township of Banda. The community here is comprised of refugees who fled the Second Sudanese Civil War, roughly 25 years ago. The war led to the displacement of over 4 million people, many of whom travelled to neighbouring Uganda […]

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Deki Launches Bristol Businesses Against Poverty
February 20th 2015 | by Kaire
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February has been a great month, by partnering up with businesses in Bristol, Deki has demonstrated how a local community can pull together to help fight poverty in Africa. On Thursday 12th February a bespoke initiative coordinated by the charity was launched full throttle to engage companies with international development. Taking place at Friska, Deki’s […]

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