Please tell a story about a time when a person or organization tried to help someone or change something in your community:

Small Scale Traders

Most small scale traders have always risen strongly but have fallen within a short time because of lack of training of this traders in order to sustain their businesses. For a very long time the small scale traders in my community have not been able to expand the scale of their businesses and this discouraged many people not only in my community but the entire nation from venturing into business. Whoever with the emergence of small and Medium enterprise Resource Center (SME's) many small and medium scale traders have been trained on how to maintain and sustain their businesses in order to ensure high profits and expansion of this businesses. This has been a source of encouragement to many entrepreneurs and has led to increased establishment and expansion of small and medium scale businesses which has been a major boost to the kenyan economy and my communities economy.


Story Attributes/Tags

  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to an ethnic group or tribe
  • What happened in the story relates to community, region, or country
  • What happened in the story relates to an organization

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 46-60 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Mundika, Busia, Kenya
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