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

The Is Hope And Potential Always As A Working Tool

My name is Peninah Mukabane. I have stood with women in the affairs of development since 2002 to confirm good outcomes with the change on lives of many women who now have a greater hope and self esteem. Women are widowed and some are infected which previously worked down so many of them and they were dying rapidly. Our group has embraced networks full of enhancing the potential in women, enriching their capacity in production, (income generation) and offering funding opportunities through table banking initiatives, merry go round hence opening up the closed minds of most of them. I have been able to do a lot of personal promotion in life by borrowing funds, and investing in projects that have not disappointed me at all. My status is far advancing mainly for the reason that I am in Usife Moyo Woman Group. Given support by well wisher, donor, we may offer a powerful solution in our community.


Events like these happen:


Story Attributes/Tags

  • The story describes a good idea that succeeded
  • This story makes me feel hopeful
  • This story relates to security
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I helped make the story happen

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Emusala, Kakamega Central, Kenya
This story describes a...
broad need
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Who benefited from what
happened in the story...
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