Category: Kébili

Empowering women in the date palm value chain in Kebili

February 25, 2022

Southern Tunisia is predominantly a male-dominated society where women are expected to devote themselves to the household and family. These gender inequalities often restrict the ambitions of women to start and run a business. However, there are a growing number of women entrepreneurs, like Mbarka Jellouli, who are challenging these stereotypes. Mbarka Jellouli’s first challenge…

Green Life, a beauty brand emerged from an oasis

August 9, 2021

28-year-old Amina Chrif is an entrepreneur with a strong future. In 2020, in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, she launched her natural cosmetics brand, Green Life, and opened a store in the region of Kebili. A native of Tombar, a small village in the south of Tunisia, Amina studied French after High School. Despite…

Hajer Bettoumi launches the first real estate agency in Kebili

April 30, 2019

After a career break to look after her two children, 26-year-old Hajer Bettoumi decided it was time to put her business plan in motion. The legal expert recently opened Kebili’s first real estate agency in the heart of the city’s dynamic commercial center. With a degree in Law and Political Science, Hajer got the idea…

Le Manager article: A Passion for Fruits

January 31, 2019

The euphoria to start their project, the enthusiasm to change things in their regions, and … a real passion for fruits bring together Marwen Bejaoui, manager of Fraichi and Dalila Jemni, founder of Jemni Dattes. Both supported by the program Mashrou3i, intrepid and motived, they overcame obstacles in the system, attracted by an exciting entrepreneurial…