Microfinance boosts Guinea women's employment

New projects allow thousands of women to start businesses in West African country plagued by poverty.

    In the West African country of Guinea, more than 50 percent of people live in poverty, and unemployment is high.

    It is particularly difficult for women to support themselves.

    But some new projects are helping thousands of women start businesses.

    Al Jazeera's Yvonne Ndege reports from Conakry.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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