Rafiki wa Maendeleo Trust
A Story of Empowerment
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.
From her earnings, she is able to attend to the medical and nutritional needs of her children – both crucial components of ensuring overall health and well-being of vulnerable children!
Gender Based Violence Awareness
According to the World Health Organization, one third of women worldwide have experienced violence; the high prevalence of violence is linked with higher rates of HIV infection.
Klaris Awino Achieng
Klaris is a widow from Lusi village and a member of the pioneer cohort of Street Business School. A year after graduation, she is operating a second business of selling fish, made possible by her savings and borrowings from her local VSLA group.
The Solar Power Difference
Somewhere in Masala Got stands a grass thatched house, surrounded by the most beautiful natural stone landscape. Inside the house await three giggling siblings and their mother.