Case studies

A decision by 20 women to embrace sweet potato farming in Homabay County has turned the region into a commercial sweet potato growing area…
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Group of Women, Farmers

Rebecca Mutele is a 69 year old widow and a mother of six. She lives with four of her grandchildren who depend on her for upkeep.
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Rebecca Mutele, Business lady

Namunyak is 38years old and a mother of five children. She is married to Lipirinyoki Muyantent and lives at Imisigiyio village in Entonet…
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Namunyak, Student

Youths in Kenya comprise two thirds of the total population. Many of them face the hardships of unemployment…
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Norah, Shopkeeper

When you meet Anastasia for the first time, she will pass for your normal village lady. Dressed in a black skirt and a matching red and white top and rubber shoes…
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Anastacia, Farmer

Esther Moloimet is 26 years old. She lives in Olumukuna village, Kajiado County. Largely occupied by the Maasai community who are one the most well known…
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Esther Moloimet , Teacher

Growing up in the cosmopolitan town of Kitengela, Kajiado County, in the sleepy and dusty village of Mutalani, Jackson…
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Jackson , Farmer

Kiganjo Business Faith SHG is in Kiambu County. The group joined HIH EA in 2013 and has undergone all training…
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Peter Mungai , Farmer

Felister Wanjiru Ng’ang’a, 31, is a member of the Pamoja visually impaired SHG in Gatundu, Kiambu County…
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Felister Wanjiru , Tailor

Jacinta Wanjira Njogu, 67, has seen her life change since she joined her group (Urumwe wa rianjeru) in 2014…
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Jacinta Wanjira , Business woman

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”. Nelson Mandela.”
This is Lillian Atieno’s favorite quote.
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Lillian Atieno, Teacher