In Tanzania, Margreth struggles with discrimination and work exploitation from having a hearing impairment. Previously, she worked at Buhangjuga Primary school as a teacher for nine months. However, during this time, she was not payed for her work.
“We trained students to upcycle waste papers and trained them to turn it into beautiful reusable crafts, while we trained women to upcycle waste newspapers and waste milk plastics, turning them into beautiful baskets and key rings respectively.”
The Global Peace Women Leadership Academy (GPWLA) empowers women to become Moral and Innovative women leaders and peacebuilding in the family and community through leadership training, capacity building, and experiential service-learning. Selected applicants receive a micro-grant award to implement local community service projects.
GPWLA supports women to make more active leadership roles and expand their positive impacts in the society and the world.