Posts Tagged "empowerment"

Resilience in a Male Dominated Field

Posted by on Jun 25, 2017 in Top Stories | 0 comments

Resilience in a Male Dominated Field

Mary has gone from a devastating incidence of robbery at her m-pesa ( Mobile Money banking business) to a new thriving business. In 2008 Mary had a m-pesa and a beauty shop that were thriving until one evening when her business was robbed. After the devastation she worked different jobs for a few years until 2014 when she decided to start a new business. Mary decided that she wanted to open a shop selling bike parts, auto parts, and beauty supplies. Even though the auto and bike industry is extremely male dominated Mary began to explore where she could buy goods to supply her shop and began...

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Determined to succeed

Posted by on Mar 19, 2017 in Top Stories | 0 comments

Determined to succeed

Peter Onyango Aguro, aged 31, a farther of three children, one boy and two girls aged 8,5 and 1 respectively, is a well known tailor in Ng’ong town. He has done tailoring for almost a decade now. He says his greatest inspiration was his Uncle, who taught him all the basics of tailoring. Peter says he exists because of his business, it is from his his sweat that he is able to he pays rent, school fees(tuition) and still puts food on the table for his family. This chain of responsibilities has become his greatest motivation. He knows he needs to work really hard to meet all these needs....

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Business thriving…

Posted by on Aug 4, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Business thriving…

“Sometimes life beats you so hard, you just have to fight on, the sun rises each morning as a sign of hope, you have to find any ounce of energy in you to keep trying. ” Jane Machari narrates her story. Jane’s story is of determination, hard work and hope. Struggling as a single mother of two children she has toiled to make sure they attend school by working in any job menial jobs she could find. “I learnt to braid hair since I was very young” Jane continues “ I wanted to get training on using different hair products and different hair machines so I can stand out from the...

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Believing in the vision

Posted by on Dec 28, 2012 in Top Stories | 0 comments

Believing in the vision

Rev. Bill Hybels wrote in his book Leadership Axioms that, Leadership is a lot about asking. After casting bold visions, leaders ask people to help them became reality. Leaders describe pressing problem that are imperiling mission achievement and then ask people to devote their best thinking and most innovative ideas to solve them.  He continues to say that, Leaders ask staff members, volunteers and donors and contractors to show up and give their best time, money and energy and heart- all because they believe so much in the cause they are pursuing. Opening Village Doors...

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