Income Generation for 5,000 Poor Ethiopian Women


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Uplifting Women

By a female, 16-21 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of Uplifting women K.W.F.T. has been of great help to women in Kenya.Its mandate to loon out funds to women to help them improve both socially and economically by developing enterprises be it small or large.Many women who were planning to start businesses have borrowed their loans and gone ahead to grow big;others have used the same to expand their businesses and enterprises and have benefited greatly in the process.It has developed many from scratch to the top, from nowhere to somewhere and generally it has touched the lives of many a great deal. Read more.
Related to project keywords: start businesses, enterprises, women, lives, funds

Women Have The Passion For Changing Society

By a male, 46-60 years old , in Kakamega South, Kenya
Map of WOMEN HAVE THE PASSION FOR CHANGING SOCIETY My name is mrs Matioli and my wife is Phenine ,the secretary of Mulimu welfare Group .Mulimu welfare Group is about 5 years old in Kakamega South District and has attracted the attention of the community commanding alot of progress.They are the agent of change and hope in social as well as economic matters.This is demonstrated through investment in income generating activities including farming, sheep rearing,bee keeping.Also the welfare of members is ensured through bank loans that left them financial(economic) capacity in individual income generation. Read more.
Related to project keywords: income generation, progress, women, members, income generating

Women Are Development Concious

By a female, under 16 years old, in Kakamega Central, Kenya
Map of WOMEN ARE DEVELOPMENT CONCIOUS My mum is called Zipporah Shombe and she is the oldest member of AbundantLife Church Women Group since its incepton in 2005.This Group has become a means of justification for the unrelenting efforts projected by women in matters of development .Against all odds and through unfriendly circumstances in Kakamega Central District .My mum together with over 30 other women have prevailed to reach this organization to levels where it now dictates change in the community .These women will never rest until their sacrifice releases the breeding of their best expectation ,targeting orphans ,widows and other hurling members in society.They have premised their efforts on income generating activities especially farming in vegetables.Table banking is also a boost for many of their members. Read more.
Related to project keywords: development, women, members, income generating, generating activities

Women Have The Wheel Power To Success

By a male, 46-60 years old , in Kakamega North, Kenya
Map of WOMEN HAVE THE WHEEL POWER TO SUCCESS My wife is called Edith Ngone.She is a member of SOWE Self Help Group which she joined in 2007.The group has equipped the members by way of empowering them so as to make ends meet in life.They have ensures that income generating activities including farming be set out.Though these income generating activities my wife has been able to contribute significantly to our well being and the prosperity. Read more.
Related to project keywords: women, members, income generating, generating activities, success
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Dave Paek

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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