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Hearing from women entrepreneurs in Kenya and Rwanda: What we learned during MEDA’s Second Chance Success Project GLI Summit

August 5, 2022

The two-day MEDA's Second Chance Success Window project Summit held at the end of July 2022 combined the robust findings,...

How I learned to appreciate the value of chocolate in the chocolate capital of the Philippines

July 27, 2022

My appreciation for cacao changed when I moved to Davao City for the Global Affairs funded Resilience and Inclusion on...

We mourn the passing of Calvin (Cal) Redekop

July 22, 2022

We are saddened to learn of the passing of Calvin (Cal) Redekop. Cal passed away on July 20th, 2022, at...

Planting a brighter future, one seed at a time – Selemani’s story

July 4, 2022

Selemani lives in Lindi region, Tanzania. For most of his life, he has been a farmer and grows cassava, sesame,...

The large role micro, small and medium-sized enterprises play in the world

June 27, 2022

As the global economy struggles to emerge from the hardships of a lengthy pandemic and ongoing conflict, hopes for recovery...

MEDA launches a new project in Kenya to provide crucial economic support for businesses

June 24, 2022

MEDA is pleased to announce the Leveraging Equality for Gender-Inclusive Economic Development (LEGEND) project in Kenya. Building on MEDA’s proven...

Dr. Dorothy Nyambi, President and CEO of MEDA, appointed Chairperson of the International Development Research Centre

June 22, 2022

Today, MEDA is pleased to announce that its President and CEO, Dr. Dorothy Nyambi, has been appointed as Chairperson of...

Leading with love

June 17, 2022

I was born and raised in the Philippines, a predominantly Catholic country. The Philippines is one of only two nations...

A single mother breaks the glass ceiling to become a cassava seed entrepreneur

June 14, 2022

Thirty-six-year-old Eugenia embraces the ups and downs of being a single mother. She works hard and plants sunflowers and maize...

Closing the gap: gender lens investing and the future of finance

June 7, 2022

Public perception of gender equality issues runs in a repetitive cycle. We’ve all seen it. A scandal breaks out, or...

How we can all help make the world’s food supply safer – Celebrating World Food Safety Day

June 7, 2022

Almost one in ten people in the world become ill after eating contaminated food and 420,000 die every year. More...

Why World Environment Day matters

June 5, 2022

Today, I’d like to take this opportunity on World Environment Day to discuss the importance of MEDA’s work and the...