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Advancement Of Technology By Women

The Incountry Training program, on strengthening the capacity of grassroots women for wealth creation and social-Economic Development carried out a succesful workshop for 5 Districts including Kakamega East,Kakamega North,Kakamega South and Central Districts. last year. This greatly empowered the (members) participants who under the able leadership of Madam Frida Shihundu immediately kept their fire burning.Since being trained by the facilitation of Jomo Kenyatta University.extra ordinary technology has been put to good use and they have now developed on industry of pawpaw jam,multipurpose soap,bar soap from very local settings.They make from shamboo products,hair dressing products.They also makejuice from sweet potatoes.They have greatly changed our community. By Frida Shikami


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  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place 1-2 years ago
  • Location: Mwera, Kakamega North, Kenya
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