• They deserve a chance

    Africa's youth deserve a chance at an economically fulfilling future
  • Empowering women to do more

    Women are leaders everywhere you look—from the CEO who runs a Fortune 500 company to the housewife who raises her children and heads her household. Our country was built by strong women, and we will continue to break down walls and defy stereotypes
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About UsOVL Foundation: Empowering Women and Young People in Africa to Lead Productive Lives

OVL foundation empowers women and young people in Africa to lead productive lives and break free from the shackles of poverty, stagnation and retrogression.

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  • Report on the 51st Session of the UN CSW

    The UN.
    The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is the principal global intergovernmental body exclusively dedicated to the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women.
    A functional commission of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), it was established by Council resolution 11(II) of 21 June 1946.The CSW is instrumental in promoting women’s rights, documenting the reality of women’s lives throughout the world, and shaping global standards on gender equality and the empowerment of women.
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  • The VSLA Program

    The Village Savings and Loans Association (VSLA) Program aims to help women in rural areas overcome capital mobilization through communal savings.
    The participants were provided with toolkits which included stamp pads, metal cash safe, padlocks, savings and social fund bags.
    They were all expected to contribute into a general purse a specific amount daily or weekly as agreed and at the end of each month or fortnightly(again, as agreed by all of them) they would take turns in collecting the proceedings which they were expected to use for their businesses and personal expenses.
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