Women in Support of Education-Empower 40 Families!

 
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Women's Aim And Interests

By a female, 22-30 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of WOMEN'S AIM AND INTERESTS Maendelo Women's group is an organisation in Kibera formed by women with an interest. The organisation has helped the women of the sprawling slum to achieve financial stability. The women have been assisted to establish their won businesses which means independence, financial stability, family security and a boost to the economy. Read more.
Related to project keywords: independence, stability, "womens group", establish, businesses

K.c.b

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of K.C.B K.C.B.(Kenya Commercial Bank)is an organisation that offers loans to its customer.They offer loans in large amounts which help the users to start their own business they give them enough time to resettle the loan and also make profit from them.The loan is always settle by paying the amount the bank and the customer agrees on,the loan is always resettled by paying a certain amount of money each month. The bank also gets a profit because there is a certain interest paid by the customer.This bank helps the people from poor background to meet their economic issues by starting a business of their own.The bank offers loan to people who have been members of the bank and saving for more than six months and under certain conditions. Read more.
Related to project keywords: six months, amounts, start business, loans, loan

School Buses

By a female, 46-60 years old , in Busia, Kenya
Map of SCHOOL BUSES Most schools in my district had no school buses and if they had then it was the then or the old school buses that looked like lorries of which some were very old that the could not climb a steepy roa. Most of these schools had to hire public vehicles while going out for games or educational tours and this became expensive over the years. However, with the establishment of the community Development fund (CDF) most schools have been able to save and acquire school buses on loan. It amazes me when I see even those schools that I thought would never have school buses have school buses something that signifies a major development that's going on in our schools. In recent years. I have witnessed a number of primary schools in my hometown like st. Teresas girls primary school acquire school buses something that seemed almost impossible in the past Thanks to government for establishing the CDF and parents who have been supportive to schools to ensure that our schools acquire school buses. Read more.
Related to project keywords: educational, parents, primary school, see, loan

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Project Leader

Andrea Sedlock

Rockville, MD Uganda

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Map of Women in Support of Education-Empower 40 Families!