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Girl Ambassador for Peace presents at 2018 OECD Global Forum on Development

Girl Ambassador for Peace presents at OECD Global Forum on Development April 5, 2018 by Katrina Leclerc* Noella Muhamirizia, Girl Ambassador for Peace from South-Kivu, DRC is representing the Global Network of Women Peacebuilders (GNWP) at the OECD Global Forum on Development in France on April 5, 2018. Noella will be presenting on the Girl…

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Girl Ambassadors lead as entrepreneurs in their own fields!

Women make up 60% of Africa’s farmers!  Meet Nicole Mbambu Musimbi, GNWP’s Girl Ambassador for Peace from Beni, North Kivu, DRC who just started a rabbit farming business. Nicole shows us how young women are the driving force of the global agricultural industry as they ensure food security for their communities. Young women entrepreneurs in the agricultural…

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Girl Ambassador promotes economic empowerment from DRC to Spain!

This week, we are celebrating young women’s artisan craftsmanship skills! Meet Gentille Kavira, a #GA4P originally from Goma, DRC and currently studying abroad in Valencia, Spain. Gentille started a fashion business selling hand-made bags and jewellery. “I wanted to become an entrepreneur to be independent and show other girls in my community that creativity can…

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Women have the right to own land, says Girl Ambassador in DRC

The UN Commission on the Status of Women has brought light on the plight of rural women. Shauri Bukomarhe from South Kivu, DRC explains she became a Girl Ambassador to empower rural women because in her local community “husbands forbid their wives to eat what they have worked hard to gather in the fields and…

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Girl Ambassadors in DRC: Future business owners

Fulfilling the promise of Global Goals depends on empowering girls as they play key roles in achieving them! Meet Nicole Musimbi from Beni, DRC who works with GNWP’s Girl Ambassadors for Peace to teach young women economic empowerment and female entrepreneurship. “I want to launch a business selling products #MadeInAfrica,” says Nicole. Thank you, Nicole, for showing us…

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