Zambia

Healthy March at Impact Enterprises as part of youth development initiative in Zambia

March is over and it was a very special month at Impact Enterprises. First, we introduced new activity workshop to our employees – Active Fridays!  We now kick off every Friday with some exercise and yoga early in the morning to get more energy for the last day of the working week. Apart from our employees getting health [...]

2019-02-25T11:37:37-05:00By |Impact Stories, Zambia|

Generation Jobless: How Impact Enterprises Works to Reduce the Skills Gap

Youth unemployment has become a growing problem worldwide, both in developed and developing countries. As the world’s youth population continues to grow in size, there simply aren’t enough jobs to employ them. This led The Economist to dub today’s youth “Generation Jobless.” According to the United Nations, nearly 3.5 billion people globally are under the [...]

2016-03-31T12:52:05-04:00By |Zambia|

Impact Enterprises featured at UNCTAD conference on e-commerce

On October 6, 2015, our CEO, Dimitri Zakharov, was a keynote speaker at the UNCTAD conference on ‘Global e-Commerce – Breaking Barriers to Inclusivity’ in Cambridge, UK. The conference presents key findings from the UN's annual Information Economy Report. Impact Enterprises was proud to present its work in Zambia as a shining of example of [...]

Generation Jobless: How Impact Enterprises Works to Reduce the Skills Gap

Youth unemployment has become a growing problem worldwide, both in developed and developing countries. As the world’s youth population continues to grow in size, there simply aren’t enough jobs to employ them. This led The Economist to dub today’s youth “Generation Jobless.” According to the United Nations, nearly 3.5 billion people globally are under the [...]

2015-07-09T16:52:00-04:00By |Zambia|

Standing Up for the Rights of Youths

Last week, six graduating students of the University of Zambia staged a bold protest to raise awareness of the unemployment rate for Zambian youths. Standing in their graduation robes and holding signs, they shed a light on the dire labor market they are entering. Unemployment for Zambian youth reaches as high as 59%, making the [...]

2015-04-01T17:57:16-04:00By |Zambia|