This week we have been following the journey of University of Birmingham Masters student Ronke Oladele who created a social enterprise in 2017. Ronke worked in schools in Nigeria during this time and was shocked to learn about the high drop out rate for girls because their parents could not afford school fees. Anchorise CIC was born and Ronke ran self-esteem and empowerment workshops. The social enterprise also aims to empower girls through the sale of sustainable backpacks.
Each bag empowers young women through education by paying for fees, organising sanitary pad runs and personal development workshops and summer schools. Our goal is to empower 1000 girls in the next five years. (source: www.anchorise.com)