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Kisoboka Africa’s creating pathways to prosperity through SCOBAs

This feature picture shows a SCOBA (School Community Bank) meeting taking place at Building Tomorrow Lukindu Primary School. We pioneered SCOBAs in rural primary schools to open up opportunities for parents to save their money, borrow to invest and also get crucial business training to start income generating projects. This is catalysing their path to #prosperity and empowering them to actively participate …

Catalysing rural prosperity through business training, one woman at a time

Through our business training program, we are empowering Maama Martin (in the picture above) and many community members like her in Lukindu community, Lwengo District to start and run their own income-generating projects to profitability and rise from poverty to prosperity. We equip them with skills including raising capital, record keeping, sales, and marketing coupled with a strong monitoring and …

Empowering Women through School Community Banks (SCOBAs)

In honor of International Women’s Day, we’d like to shine a spotlight on three entrepreneurial women we met in Uganda on our recent visit with Katende Stephen, founder of Kisoboka Africa. The first is Nakiyemba Florence, who serves as the leader of the school community bank the Kisoboka team helped to establish in her rural village. This brilliant banking model …

Business Training catalyses prosperity in rural areas

We discovered that most of our group members lack the knowledge and skills to operate successful businesses. That is why we started training them in basic business skills and we have seen a rise in the number of them starting new small scale enterprises as a result of the knowledge and confidence gained from this training initiative.