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Support That Energizes Productivity

Beatrice makhoya, The assistant secretary of Jisaidie Support Group in Kakamenga North District joined the group in 2009 and has benefited in the following ways:- As her husband i have seen her utilize the support from the group to boost our financial status. She was given some form of soft loan to help uplift her economic status which she directed to business. We run a shop that supports us on basic terms as a result of the financial support ( loan of 20,000) The group has sponsored my wife to train as a secretary on computer literacy which she didn't have at first. She is now computer literate. The group has through the joint project development initiative made both my wife and i to be more foresighted and to aim higher in our dreams more objectively as opposed to the ealier times.


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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 31-45 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Shianda, Kakamenga North, Kenya
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