Zubo Trust

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COUNTRY THEY WORK IN:

Zimbabwe

MAIN FOCUS:

Supporting female entrepreneurs.


ZUBO are a women-led, non-profit making organisation that nurtures the advancement of women in the Zambezi Valley of Zimbabwe. Zubo was established by Zambezi Valley women, at the beginning of 2009 and have since developed into a leading organisation in social, economic, cultural and political empowerment of women by championing new technologies in sustainable utilisation of natural resources and the rights of women.

Zubo support women weavers and soap makers, to increase their utilisation and economic gain from natural assets such as dried and dyed ilala palm leaves and Jatropha oil extracts. Women from the community are selected by using agreed criteria based on indicators of poverty and vulnerability.