From Poultry Farming to Politics
Beatrice Kanoti, a poultry farmer in Sio Port community has moved from not just feeding the community with eggs and chicken but to the level of vying for position of women representative Busia County in the 2013 general election.
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From Dress Maker to Farmer
When Ufadhili Trust first came into Mfangano Island in 2009, a few economic empowerment programmes had already started being implemented by the partner on the ground. The initial trainings Ufadhili concentrated on touched on Business skills. Mrs. Everline Ojwaya, a dress maker who wanted to improve her livelihood attended these trainings. Read more


A Beacon of Success: Othaya Farmers Cooperative Society
Othaya Farmers Cooperative Society is one of the oldest and most successful societies in Kenya. Located at Othaya Constituency of Nyeri County, in Central Kenya region, the society has 15,000 members compared to only 250 when it started as a Coffee Marketing Society in 1956. As of 2012, the society was expected to produce about 3.9 Million Kilogrammes (Kgs) of cherry up from 900,000 Kgs in 2011.Read more


Ufadhili Trust Beneficiary Profiled
Orinde Farmers Cooperative Society, a beneficiary of Ufadhili Trust has been profiled by Coffee Development Fund (CoDF) as one of the best managed coffee societies in Kenya.
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