A social enterprise in Rwanda is producing protein-packed bread that nourishes thousands of schoolchildren each day, while helping women secure job skills and employment. Started in 2015 by former Peace Corps volunteer Markey Culver, The Women’s Bakery (TWB) offers training in baking and business to women interested in working in one of several commercial bakery locations throughout the country.

The 200-hour training program covers key aspects of baking (including ingredient functionality,…

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Miranda Grizio, MS, is a member of IFT and a case study writer for IFT’s Food Science for Relief and Development Program ([email protected]).