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REPUBLIC OF KENYA

                                                                                                                                                                                                           

    

   THE PRESIDENCY

                     

MINISTRY OF PUBLIC SERVICE, YOUTH AND GENDER AFFAIRS

STATE DEPARTMENT OF GENDER AFFAIRS

SAMPLE DOCUMENTED SUCCESS STORIES FROM GROUPS THAT HAVE BENEFITTED FROM WOMEN ENTERPRISE FUND

AS AT 29TH SEPTEMBER 2017

1 Gatundu North Gakuma Sisters WG Women group, 10 members. Chicken rearing and Dairy farming. 350,000

Their children are going to the best schools.

They are now able to access medical care through NHIF.

The group has managed to buy a piece of land.
2 Gatanga Muukaga SHG Women Group 10 members.

Rental houses

Table banking.

350,000 They have better housing and access to education for their children

They have been able to accumulate savings of Kshs.785, 000 from the two projects (Table Banking 215,000 and Rental houses Kshs.570, 000).

3 Oljoorok. Ngano ushirika maendeleo ya wanawake wg Women group-13 members.

Chicken rearing

Dairy farming.

350,000. Improved living standards. The group’s net income stands at Kshs.95, 000 per month.
4 Gatundu South. Bethsaida wg. Women group-10 members. Weaving. 200,000. Their children are going to the best schools The members have now started individual profit generating projects.
5 Gichugu Wikurie Mutitu WG Women group-10 members.

Tailoring

Event organization

200,000.

Their children are going to the best schools.

Improved living standards.

They have transformed from hawking to event organizers and tailoring business.

6. Juja Silver ladies women group Women group-10 members Beadwork-Handbags, purses, porches, matts and serviette holders. 200,000 The members have initiated their own businesses. They have better housing and access to education for their children

They have purchased for each member a dairy cow.

They are now able to give soft loans to the members.

They have set up individual businesses which are doing good.

7 Kieni Chaka women group Women group-10 members.

Poultry Keeping.

Tree nursery project.

350,000

The members have initiated their own businesses.

Better living standards.

The women have transformed from housewives to income generating mothers and wives.

They are now generating a total income of Kshs.70, 000 from the two projects.

8 Kigumo Kirere Joint mothers Wg Women group-10 members. Dairy Farming 200,000

The members have initiated their own businesses. Group members can afford clean water, electricity, healthcare from public facilities

The women have transformed from housewives to income generating mothers and wives.

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9 Kipipiri Pioneer Wg Women grp-10 members

Bead work

Table Banking and

Comedy acting

200,000

The members are now able to feed well despite being HIV

Their children are now getting quality education.

They have been trained by the officials from the ministry of health to train and counsel people who are infected and affected by HIV virus.

10 Laikipia East Majengo WG Women Grp-12 members Soap detergents 350,000

Their children are getting quality education

They can now afford three meals a day.

The members have now started individual businesses which have stabilized.

11 Laikipia West Emmanuel Women Vision Grp Women Group-14Members Farming 500,000

Poverty has reduced in their families.

They are no longer housewives relying on the husbands to provide basic needs.

The group has managed to lease 30 Acres of land for farming.

They are now commercial farmers who are making good sale.

12. Maragua. Good shepherd wg. Women grp-14 Members. Poultry farming 350,000 They are assisting their husbands with duties within the homes. They have started up individual businesses.
13. Mathira Kamucii brotherhood SHG Women grp-15Members.

Dairy Farming

Poultry Farming.

500,000 The members are now able to provide for the basic needs within the family. They make a total income of at least 150,000 on a monthly basis from the two projects.
14. Mwea Upendo riverside SHG Women group-10members. Rice farming 350,000 The members are now able to provide for the basic needs within the family.

The members have now managed to lease more land to get more output.

They are making a profit of Kshs.170,000 on a monthly basis.

15. Ndia Barichu bidii Wg Women Grp-29 Members

Tree nursery

Dairy farming.

500,000 The members’ children are able to get access to good education, good shelter, proper housing. They have managed a plot that they will put up rentals.
16. Nyeri Open air market Wg. Women grp-18Members. Cereal sale 500,000 They are now able to take their children to collages after high school. They have bought 18 Acres of land in Lamumuria that they subdivided amongst themselves.
17. Olkalou Sailing tuungane SHG. Women grp-16 members.

Dairy Farming

Table banking.

350,000 The members are now able to provide for the basic needs within the family. They generate a total income of Kshs.80, 000 on a monthly basis from the two projects.
18. Othaya Othaya WG Women grp-10 members. Table banking 350,000 The members are now able to access good health care facilities.

They are now able to offer more amounts as loan to the members.

The members have started individual businesses that are performing so well.

19. Ruiru Eluwaki Wg Women grp-10 members.

Making of energy saving Jikos.

Bead products.

350,000 The members are now able to provide for the basic needs within the family.

They make a total income of Kshs.75, 000 on a month basis.

20. Samburu East Amkeni Chapeni kazi A.C.K women grp. Women grp-10 members. Individual businesses 500,000 The members are now able to provide for the basic needs within the family. They have jointly bought a piece of land together that they intend to put up rental houses.
21. Thika Mukaro WG Women grp-10 members.

Greenhouse farming.

200,000 The members are now able to access good health care facilities. For every sale per season they members are able to make a profit of more than Kshs.200, 000.
22. Laikipia North Depatas WG Women Grp-16 members. Individual businesses 500,000 They are now assisting their husbands in paying schools fees and providing for the daily basic needs,

Each homestead has water tanks.

They are now using cooking gas to prepare their meals.

23. Gatundu North Young Union fellowship SHG. Women Grp-26 members. Pineapple plantation 500,000 The members are now able to provide for the basic needs within the family.

Leased ½ an acre piece of land.

Makes a total income of at least Kshs.30, 000 on a monthly basis.

24. Gatundu North Happy mothers Gakindu SHG Women Grp-10 members.

Dairy farming

Cereals sale.

500,000 The members are now able to access good health care facilities.

They make a monthly income of Kshs.80, 000.

Members have now started individual businesses.

25. Kangema Mwikaria Wg Women Grp-10 members. Buying and leasing of land 500,000 They are now able to take their children to collages after high school. Members have bought 3 plots so far that they lease for farming purposes.
               
26. Kiharu Mwikuria WG Women Grp-10 members. Poultry farming 350,000 The members are now able to provide for the basic needs within the family.

They have bought a piece of land.

Make a sale of 15-17 trays of eggs.

27. Kinangop Makutano WG Women Grp-11 members. farming 500,000 They are now assisting their husbands in paying schools fees and providing for the daily basic needs.

The members have managed to lease 3 acres of land for farming.

They have now opened up individual businesses.

28. Ndaragua Shauri Vision WG Women Grp-10 members.

Dairy farming

Poultry farming.

350,000 The members are now able to provide for the basic needs within the family. They have now opened up individual businesses.
29. Samburu North Namaiyana Wg Women Grp-12 members. Dairy farming 350,000 The members are now able to access good health care facilities.

Members have now started up individual businesses.

They have bought water tanks in their homesteads.

30. Kirinyaga central Kirathimo Wg Women Grp-12 members. Event organizers 350,000 The members are now able to provide for the basic needs within the family.

Members have now started up individual businesses.

They have bought two pieces of land in Kamulu Ruai.

31. Mogotio Westlands solidality SHG. Women Grp-15 members. Individual businesses 500,000 The members are able to provide food in their homes, Assist in paying school fees and access health facility

Each member makes a minimum of Kshs.15, 000 monthly incomes.

32. Baringo Central Kareki WG Women Grp-13 members Making and selling honey. 350,000 The members are able to provide food in their homes, Assist in paying school fees and access health facility

They have created employment to 4 gentlemen that they employed to assist.

They make a profit of at least Kshs.40,000

33. Eldama Ravine Arise and shine Wg Women Grp-13 members

Whole sale shop

Beauty shop.

500,000

Children have joined boarding schools.

Eat balanced diet.

They are no longer living in rental houses; they have built their own homes.

Created employment.

Make monthly income of Kshs.124, 000.

34. Baringo North Tech Gaa WG Women Grp-11 members

Individual businesses

Table banking.

200,000

Access to good health care.

Balanced dieting and can now afford to take their children to good schools.

Have bought a commercial motorbike.

They have created employment.

35. Baringo South Twin SHG Women Grp-17 members Seedlings Nursery. 350,000.

Their children are going to the best schools

Access to a balanced diet in their homes.

Employment creation

Makes profits of Kshs.140, 000 on a monthly basis.

36. Bomet Central Kiptebos Kertai WG Women Grp-10 members

Dairy farming

Beans plantation.

350,000

Accessed NHIF

Built better homes

Can now afford 3 meals a day.

Employment creation.

Started individual businesses.

37. Bomet East Mukutmat Torokwech WG Women Grp-10 members

Tree planting

Poultry farming

500,000

Members now live on new constructed iron sheet roofed houses.

They can afford to access tap water/.

Employment creation.

Started individual businesses.

38. Konoin Zetee WG Women Grp-10 members Posho mill 350,000 The members are able to provide food in their homes, Assist in paying school fees and access health facility

they have formed a cooperative called TOBENTAI   COOPERATIVE SACCO,

Bought a piece of land together,

Created employment to 3 members of their community.

39. Keiyo Kombabelio WG Women Grp-10 members Dairy Farming 350,000 The members are now able to provide for the basic needs within the family.

Bought a piece of land to put up rental houses.

Created employment.

40 Njoro Simama imara Wg Women Grp-14 members

Event organizers.

Buying and selling of beans.

Table banking.

500,000

Access to good health care.

Balanced dieting and can now afford to take their children to good schools.

Each member has been bought a dairy cow.

One member has opened an MPESA business.

They have total savings of Kshs.800, 000.

41 Nakuru East Grace Vision WG Women Grp-15 members Individual businesses 350,000 The members are now able to provide for the basic needs within the family. They have jointly bought a piece of land.
42 Molo Umathi Wg Women Grp-15 members Horticultural farming. 500,000

Accessed NHIF

Built better homes

Can now afford 3 meals a day.

Bought two pieces of land in Nakuru Area.

Created employment.

43. Kureisoi Chapakazi WG Women Grp-17 members

Tree tomato farming.

Poultry Farming.

500,000 The members are now able to provide for the basic needs within the family.

Bought two acres of land that they intend to sell at a profit.

Makes sales of at least Kshs.120, 000.

44. Rongai Sarambei Belion Wg Women Grp-13 members

Vegetable garden.

Green House farming

Event organizing.

500,000 The members are able to provide food in their homes, Assist in paying school fees and access health facility.

The group members have permanent houses that they have constructed with proceeds from WEF.

45. marakwet Chesoi Wg

Women Grp-11

members

Individual businesses. 350,000 The members are able to provide food in their homes, Assist in paying school fees and access health facility. They have bought a piece of land that they have started putting up rental houses.
46. Moiben

Assis Koluu Wg.

Women Grp-10

Members.

Dairy farming 350,000

Access to good health care.

Balanced dieting and can now afford to take their children to good schools.

Employment creation.

They have jointly bought 1 acre piece of land.

47. Turbo Kosyin WG

Women Grp-10

Members.

Poultry farming.

Horticultural farming.

350,000

Access to good health care.

Balanced dieting and can now afford to take their children to good schools.

Makes a total income of Kshs.120, 000 on a monthly basis.

Members have been able to start up individual businesses.

48. Luanda Ebumbayi Wg

Women Grp-10

Members.

Basket Weaving.

Fish Farming.

Vegetables farming.

350,000 The members are now able to provide for the basic needs within the family. Members have been able to start up individual businesses.
49. Kitui East. Ndooa Wg

Women Grp-10

Members

Dairy Farming.

Poultry farming.

350,000 The members are now able to provide for the basic needs within the family.

The group members have permanent houses that they have constructed with proceeds from WEF.

50 Isiolo South Mboga WG

Women Grp-10

Members

Dairy Farming. 500,000 The members are now able to provide for their basic needs. Members have been able to start up individual businesses.

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