Youth in East Africa create their own jobs

There’s far between the available job postings in the East African countries and even with a degree, it’s difficult to get through. As a result, many youths are counting on starting their own businesses to secure a job and a salary they can live off. There are thousands of little sheds with three walls and […]

Stories from East Africa

26-year-old Irene Mitema from Dar es Salaam, which is the capital of Tanzania, will visit Denmark the last week of February. She is going to travel across the country and together with a representative from FIC talk about the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Irene started her own business with help from one of FIC’s youth […]

I have to hide my education to get a job

“Wow – how I got my first job. That’s a long story,” the answer comes prompt from Evelyn Mirie. She has stepped a little away from the rebuilt container, where she works selling sun cell systems which can secure power for many of the households different needs such as television, cell phones and light. On […]

Partnership meeting in Mombasa

26 – 27 June 2018, the annual Partnership Meeting was held with FIC’s 9 partners in Kenya and Tanzania. This year the meeting was held in Mombasa. The meeting was partly a review of the partners’ work and results during the last year. However, the focus of this meeting was debating and developing new opportunities […]