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

Business Opportunity

Business ideas are a great help to those who have no formal forms of employment.They use those ideas to find opportunities and engage in income generating projects which help them earn a living. In ugenya district there are project that have been started by government through the CDF Rffy to enabl the people get loans both short term and long term so that they may get engaged in income generating activities like small businesses or even bigger businesses. The residents are given the loans to enable them get the capital they need to make their businesses thrive they are given advice on how best to work with the loans and how they can improve their businesses and make sure they get great income


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Community Developmend Fund

Story Attributes/Tags

  • This story makes me feel inspired
  • This story relates to physical needs
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • I was affected by what happened in the story

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place 7-12 months ago
  • Location: Ugenya, Kisumu, Kenya
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