Upendo Kerwa Women Group
Upendo Kerwa Women Group’s story
The lady raising her hand is Mary of Upendo Kerwa women group. She is 57 years old, married and blessed with one child, who is in college. She joined Hand in Hand Eastern Africa in the year 2014 to benefit from the training on enterprise development and financial management.
She does maize, bean and dairy farming. She is borrowing a Kiva loan to purchase fertilizers, manure and milking cans to boost her crop yield, thus earning more income to pay for her child’s college fees.
She is grateful to Kiva lenders for the support and promises to repay promptly.
In this group: Magdalene , Mary , Margaret
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About Hand in Hand Eastern Africa:
Hand in Hand Eastern Africa is a non-governmental organization operating in Kenya that works to alleviate poverty through social mobilization as a means for job creation, business training, value addition, market linkage support and access to microfinance services.
Since it was founded in 2010, the organization has specifically focused on the marginalized poor, mainly women and youth, who earn below $2 USD per day. In addition to providing loans, it also offers a structured enterprise development and loan management-training program.