Women entrepreneurs push for economic development
A market is the beating heart of any town and a sign of how healthy the local economy is. When the shops are full, things are going well.
So when Gabiley’s women traders asked local government for a new market area to help boost sales, they were quick to respond.
With a little support from UNDP and the Joint Programme on Local Governance, the new market soon took shape and the town has been bustling ever since.
For Khadra, one of 50 women working in the market, the extra income has helped to keep her grandchildren in school. See how in our latest video: