Assist 500 Gambian women to become entrepreneurs


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Determinmation Will Power Returns Profits

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of Determinmation will power returns profits I am Francis Arombe. I have been a member of Shivakanda Youth Group in Kakamega. As a member, i initially was low economically but i found the group helping me to raise us from a position of hard ship and poverty. since the youth group carries out some income generating activities that include buying and selling animals and for members they can even access funds and thus able to r aise their standard of living. It is in this manner that they lend 50,000 shillings with which i bought a cow for milk production and purchased sugar cane from a neighbor which upon maturing gave me a lot of profit in return. After i invested the money and sold to West Kenyan Sugar company in 2009. My life is more comfortable than before. Read more.
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Coastal Resource Center (CRC)

Narragansett, Rhode Island, United States

Project Leader

Kimberly Kaine

Global Program Coordinator
Narragansett, RI United States

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