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Social Impact Report 2013
This document presens results from Indego Africa's 5th annual social impact assessment. Each year, Indego Africa compiles developmental data on its artisan partners. Indego Africa (indegoafrica.org) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that empowers socially and economically marginalized female artisans in Rwanda through market access and education.
- In 2012, 50% of women held leadership positions in their workplace or community.
- In 2012 90% of women had a bank account compared to 46% in 2009.
- In 2012 62% of women participated in a business outside their cooperative.
- In 2012 93% of women who did not participate in a business out their cooperative aspire to start one.
- In 2012, 39% of women reported that they now have the knowledge, skills and experience to run a business.
- In 2012, 96% of women felt that they couldmanage money well enough to run their own business.
- In 2012 76% of women earned more than $1 per day, compared to 30% in 2009.
- 86% of women reported an increase in income since partnering with Indego Africa.
- Access to stead income and education for our artisan partners drives forward rapid, sweeping improvements in their standard of living.
- 88% of women reported that they ate 2 or more meals per day.
- 81% of women reported that they earned enough to pay for health insurance.
- 70% of women reported that they earned enough to afford clothing.
- In 2012 74% of our artisan partners' families never ran out of food, compared to 8% in 2009.
- In 2012 74% of our artisan partners' school aged children always attended school, compared to 38% in 2009.