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In this blog post, Kathy Durand, DOT's Director of Africa Operations covers the key insights and recommendations that emerged from a recent Twitter chat that included RLabs (South Africa) and Bluedrop Learning (Canada).

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Sophia Mohamed is a 21-year-old fashion designer with a vision for her community.

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Ghana Youth Social Entrepreneurship Competition

By Sharon Nyangweso

20 youth social entrepreneurs from all over Ghana received training to run their social enterprises over the last few weeks. On March 19th, these changemakers came together to compete at the Ghana Youth Social Entrepreneurship Competition held in partnership with the Ghana Think Foundation.

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#DOTyouth celebrate International Women's Day

By Sharon Nyangweso

March 8th marked International Women's Day and DOT youth from our movement of over 5000 youth celebrated by taking selfies with young women that inspire them. Check out all the photos from our network on the International Women's Network Facebook album and on the hashtags #DOTyouth and #IWD2017.

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DOT Rwanda's Faith Mbabazi sat down with the owner of Carl Pastries and winner of DOT Rwanda's National Business Plan Competition, Clarisse Murekatete. Clarisse shared how DOT's StartUp! program and joining the competition helped her achieve her vision at a very young age.

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The ripple effect of one #DOTyouth with a vision

By Valence Musanga

Timothy is a young innovator set to compete at the National Business Competition. The national competition will be taking place on the 13th of this month in Nairobi, Kenya. Timothy runs the poultry hatchery social enterprise, Timfri.

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Paul is a DOT Uganda participant who believes that ReachUp! changed his life and put him on the road to changing the lives of other youth through his youth-led enterprise Tinkasoft International.

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Youth teaching youth in a digital world

By Mibei Richard.

DOT Kenya participant Nick recently won an award at the DOT Kenya Business Competition. His project aimed at supporting students, and giving youth a livelihood with online tools is expanding rapidly.

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Ripple effect of DOT: Bikyalech's story

By Temesgen Eyasu

Nothing made me, a DOT young leader, more proud than partnering with a former participant who is now changing lives in her community.

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    Joseph Orwa says:
    Thanks a lot @Jackline Alwedo. This is inspiring. Truly in life every one has a place to fasten  a hook for life sustainability. 
    2 months ago

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