Inside Philanthropy Features New Entrepreneurship Centers in Africa

July 27, 2015

Caterpillar and the U.S. State Department have partnered to launch three new entrepreneurship centers for women in Africa. The Women’s Entrepreneurial Centers for Resources, Education, Access, and Training for Economic Empowerment (WECREATE), is beginning in Africa, with the hope of extending its reach to other developing countries around the world.  

The first WECREATE office has already opened its doors in Zambia. The centers will empower women and girls, helping lead women out of the plight of poverty and into the path to prosperity, which is one of the Foundation's main missions.

To read Inside Philanthropy’s full article about the centers, click here.

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