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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.