Improving Livelihoods for 100 Women in Rural Kenya



This project provides 100 women with craft training, business skills and loans to start craft based businesses and ICT to access markets, thereby providing income for over 100 families in rural Kenya.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

The project addresses cross cutting issues like poverty, HIV and vulnerability of women, orphans & people living with HIV in Kajulu, a rural part of Kenya. This intervention gives the women income to provide food, healthcare & education for their families, and to take better care of the orphans under their care and also people living with HIV.

How will this project solve this problem?

We train women on appropriate technology, and provide business training as well as start up loans and access to ICT to market products.By doing this they reduce poverty and provide food, medicine & education for over 100 families in the community.

Potential Long Term Impact

The project provides training, credit and internet access for 100 women to increase their incomes thereby providing food, education and medicine for their families, and their participation in decision making on issues affecting their community.

Funding Information

This project has been retired and is no longer accepting donations.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).


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Project Leader

Victor Ombonya

Victor Ombonya
Kisumu, Nyanza Kenya

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