Posts Tagged "poverty"

New technologies, new opportunities…

Posted by on Mar 19, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

New technologies, new opportunities…

Every entrepreneur wants to be associated with a successful businesses; Mpesa is just one of them. Since its Launch in 2007 by Safaricom and Vodacom, MPESA has been considered a global success. Researchers show that more than two Thirds of adults in Kenya use MPESA for their transactions, this research further states that MPESA  does about 8 million transactions daily. Mpesa can be used for Shopping, Utility bills, Taxi ride, Deposits and many other uses. Currently Mpesa has about 85,000 agents countrywide and Janet Gesare is one of them. Janet completed her education, where she studied...

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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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Fear of Failure

Posted by on Nov 13, 2011 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Fear of Failure

Today’s bible reading has been in my mind. The reading was Mt 25:14-30, it is about a master who goes for a journey and gives his possession to his servants. To one he gave five talents; to another, two; to a third, one. When he returned, the servants who were given 5 and 2 talents each had invested them and doubled them, however, the one who was given 1 talent, because of FEAR, hid the talent. The reason the reading has stayed with me today more than it has other years when I read it is because I can see the families that Opening Village Doors Foundation partners with in Kenya through this...

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