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From the first EoC Initiatives born after the Nairobi Congress in 2015, the Ugandan EoC-IIN Hub is developing rapidly.
by Redazione web
Published in Focolare.org on 20/02/2017
Ugandan business woman Rita Najjingo was among the 1,200 business owners and researchers of economy who were welcomed by Pope Francis on February 4, twenty five years from the start of the Economy of Communion Project (EoC). Seventy three percent of Rita’s country is made up of young people between the ages of 18 and 30, 47% of whom are unemployed. “Many of them try to set up small manufacturing activities,” Rita reports, “but because of a lack of capital and management skills, their businesses fail from start.”