TechnoServe Featured in New Report on Women Entrepreneurs in Mobile Retail Channels

December 08, 2011

How can mobile technology benefit women entrepreneurs? That's the subject of a new report from the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, which highlights our work with mobile network operators in Tanzania. TechnoServe is currently working with Tigo and Vodacom to help develop mobile services for the agricultural sector as a means for women entrepreneurs to lift themselves out of poverty.

How can mobile technology benefit women entrepreneurs? That's the subject of a new report from the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, which highlights our work with mobile network operators in Tanzania. TechnoServe is currently working with Tigo and Vodacom to help develop mobile services for the agricultural sector as a means for women entrepreneurs to lift themselves out of poverty.

Check out Cherie's blog post about her Foundation's new research study or download the report from their website.

 

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