Mercy is a recent graduate of Street Business School. She started with a loan of KES 200 and a handful of bananas. Mercy has since grown her business to include the sale of avocados and oranges, earning an average of Ksh. 1,000 per week.
Meet Lilian Akinyi, one of the beneficiaries of a training in productive assets facilitated by RWMT in November 2016. Starting off with just two chicken, Lilian has since increased her productive asset base to include 8 sheep.
As each year passes, our community families and support structures get stronger. We affirm, more than ever, that positive support, healthy families and communities provide a nurturing and caring environment… and are the ideal place in which to raise children & youth.
We welcome you to read the enclosed summary of our 2016 year in review and activity highlights. Your generosity and support for orphaned and vulnerable children, youth and their communities is appreciated beyond measure.
Mercy High School Guest Speaker: Michele OstertagAfter moving to Kenya in 1998 with her family, Michele Ostertag '87 saw that because of the HIV Aids epidemic there were many widows and orphans living at the poverty level. At that time, over 32% of the...