BBC article: So Afr-Eco Community Upliftment Project (SAECUP)

SAECUP is a non-profit organisation established a decade ago in South Africa to provide refuge for poor women and children. This BBC article explains the history behind SAECUP, and includes an interview with the founder. Over 130 woman are involved in a micro enterprise project, which transforms plastic waste into fashionable hats, handbags and other accessories.

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Europe: United Kingdom

Global issues

Job creation and enterprise development; Financial accessibility and management