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A Hope Instilling Initiative-business Enterprise

By a female, 31-45 years old, in Kakamega Central, Kenya
Map of A HOPE INSTILLING INITIATIVE-BUSINESS ENTERPRISE My name is Anne Musimbi. In 2009, being a widow, I joined Jesus Junction Support Group which is found in Kakamega central district. The out come of my joining this economic empowerment initiative has not been disappointing. I have 2 children and feeding them and supporting them initially was a hard idea until I joined this group. The Group has strengthened my income generation capacity through open linkage/ networking exposing us to external enriching interactive forums. This time out of funds I accessed through this Group and the capacity building workshops I have attained a managerial ability for a business of mitumba I started. It is doing well. Read more.
Related to project keywords: networking, forums, capacity building, time, business
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Project Leader

Errol Mazursky

Executive Director
Greenbelt, MD United States

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