Make an Impact on 36 Girls' Education - Cameroon

 
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Helping The Widows

By a female, 22-30 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of Helping the widows VPEP an organisation based in kakamega has stood out to be supportive of the marginalized,widows being the top priority.Widows within an area are identified,then divided into groups.it is through this groups that they are encouraged and taught several ways of conducting income generating activities.Some of these activities include weaving,farming ,small in esser and so forth.Many of the widows have got to benefit from such activities.Through this,they have been able to develop their homes.Their children are able to go to school,food is easily obtained.generally their lifestyle have had to change.It is really good with that kind of gesture. Read more.
Related to project keywords: marginalized, supportive, generating activities, area, income generating

Standing A Ground Socially ,economically

By a female, 46-60 years old , in Kakamega Central, Kenya
Map of STANDING A GROUND SOCIALLY ,ECONOMICALLY I am mercellene Musinzi of Jesus Junction support Group in Kakamega Central District.This group has a capacity that helps women to focus ahead,generate income through joint income projects solving most of the problems women encounter especially the widows and single ladies(parents).I joined the group in 2009 when i was very desperate having no husband but with 2 children.i worked hard to participate in the affairs of development and borrowed ksh.50,000 which i invested in a business of mitumba,i am now growing well,able to solve most of my domestic problems,economically socially and physically. Read more.
Related to project keywords: generate income, participate, women, business, especially

Capacity Building That Worked To Serve The Entire Region

By a female, 31-45 years old, in Kakamega Central, Kenya
Map of CAPACITY BUILDING THAT WORKED TO SERVE THE ENTIRE REGION Aphia II Western achieved quite a significant land of impact in going about its work. They trained various organisations and stakeholders on different categories. For instance on children issues they trained all service providers. Area Advisory councils the area of sanitation, heatlh sector and many others. This capacity building only strengthened such departments heavily for quality provision of services. Read more.
Related to project keywords: capacity building, impact, serve, area, services

Business Woman

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of BUSINESS WOMAN Kaloki is a self proclaimed business woman who has managed to open huge whole sales shops and depots all over Nairobi.She graduated at the university of Nairobi and holds a degree in economics. One day as she was visiting a friend at the slums she noticed there very few shops available and most were half empty and either the prices of goods was hiked or sub standards products were found in the shop.She decided to open up huge retail centers at different places which sold the most basic goods at most cheap reasonably price. She achieved this by buying his good directly from the manufacturers and by doing this she cut the losses that normal businesses incur when paying middle men to deliver goods. Her business has become mo re successful that she managed to open her business and opened up more huge retail centers around the slums. We thank her for the bold and huge risk she took in us and we thank her. Read more.
Related to project keywords: deliver, directly, risk, business, men

A Supportive Initiative For The Community

By a male, under 16 years old, in Kakamega North, Kenya
Map of A SUPPORTIVE INITIATIVE FOR THE COMMUNITY I am a boy in class 8 now. My mothe Beatrice Moi joined Jisaidie Support Group 6 years ago and she is the co-ordinator whose leadership has steered clear progress for this organization. For the Group to come this far and to change the many lives of people it has done, my mother deserves some credit too. She has also reaped her own benefits. This Group has achieved for itself some amount of stability financially through income generating activities especially through sugar cane growing. Through table banking she has been able to access funds to help us. As I go to Form 1 next year, funds I will use to learn are available through this organization. Read more.
Related to project keywords: supportive, generating activities, benefits, use, especially

Hiv/aids

46-60 years old , in Busia, Kenya
Map of HIV/AIDS Singingire self help group is situated in esikulu sublocation in Bukhayo location of matayos division.The group has initially started with the help of sustainable income generating investment after experiencing that many people had died of HIV/AIDS with approximately to people dying per month.With the help of this local organisation,which created awareness on HIV/AIDS information by promoting indeginious food products with high nutritional levels of cassava,legumes and indiginious vegetables.The CBO continued to assist the community by promoting food security in the children and mothers of the community.The girls in the community were forced to early marriages for the purpose of clowry to buy food in the past years and some were doing casual work to earn little money to buy bread.It is now that the villages have now improved skills,income and food security. Read more.
Related to project keywords: nutritional, levels, hiv/aids, high, income generating

Today You, Tomorrow Me

By a female, 22-30 years old, in Masaka, Uganda
Map of Today you, Tomorrow me Grace who i found wearing a T.shirt with words " Today me, Tomorrow you" says he was one day helped when her mother was sick and required operation, This operation was to be done in kenya and it required him over a million shillings which money he could no raise himself. However the chairman of the village summoned the citizens and told them to help Grace's mother, as their capacity could reach they collected the money and help the lady. Right now, The lady is happy and alive.This act prompted Grace to start a project called "Today me tomorrow you" that tries to collect resources that can help the people with such related problems in the community. Grace says that his goal is to see every body happy in his community. Read more.
Related to project keywords: wearing, alive, called, start, reach

A Center With The Interest Of Children At Heart.

By a male, 31-45 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of A center with the interest of children at heart. I am Paul Ngei a parent of Ingavira Precious Academy in Kakamega North District.I hold with high esteem the establishment of this school which is not a profit making business,it is a center set out to be an example in the community for the development of the academic sector.The community is fully involved and their participation adds to what gives this school an edge above others.This school is giving us pride and at least making our community to stand out in relation to the larger society. Read more.
Related to project keywords: relation, profit, business, high, center
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Project Leader

Njomo Omam Esther

Executive Director
Buea, South West Region Cameroon

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