October 2020

Month

Copyright: https://www.thestandard.co.zw/2019/12/01/lusaba-fights-domestic-workers-rights/ It’s not everyday that today’s generation open their minds to issues affecting the generally downtrodden amongst us. The usual preoccupation for young people is to follow trends and engage on what they consider the in-thing so that they appear cool and fit in. Not so for social entrepreneur and founder of Chris and...
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Copyright: https://www.ilo.org/africa/countries-covered/zimbabwe/WCMS_751270/lang–en/index.htm Winner of the ILO Innovators Challenge proposes to empower domestic workers with skills that respond to their current working world. HARARE (ILO News) ‘A truly surreal moment when the ILO Director General mentioned my work’ said Ms Mendy Lerato Lusaba, as she reacted to winning the first ever ILO Skills Innovators Network Call that...
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Copyright: https://www.herald.co.zw/new-book-to-encourage-domestic-workers/?fbclid=IwAR37ig2jxofwqWgZSIW7klWTTDQTA8bQ9TgBGgzUJgN923Z2WS13XhEPlP4 Social entrepreneur Mendy Lerato Lusaba believes that encouraging domestic workers to read books will help professionalise their job and have respectable standing in society. To prove her point, Lusaba has published a simple but comprehensive “Domestic Workers Practical Handbook” which she hopes to officially launch and translate into more African languages soon. Lusaba...
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Copyright: https://www.bbc.com/news/live/world-africa-40828922 Domestic workers in Zimbabwe have formed a WhatsApp group to share their experiences and the challenges they face from the ongoing economic crisis, NewZimbabwe.com reports. The news site reports that many employers have resorted to paying domestic workers by mobile money transfers, which charge users high processing fees. Mendy Lusaba, founder of Domestic Workers...
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