Are Kenya’s Mobile Lending Apps Solving or Perpetuating Debt?

A recent article published by Boston Review explored the pitfalls of digital finance and mobile lending apps in Kenya, a …

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Cash Transfers Help Ultra-Poor Women Become Entrepreneurs in Northern Kenya

Paulina Adapal Paen never thought she could be a businesswoman. Raising five children on her own, she was struggling just …

Kenyan Youth Boost Self-Reliance through Job Skills Training Provided by Feed the Future Activity

Youth in Northern Kenya face a variety of challenges, including a lack of skills, poverty, and unemployment. After completing his …

ACDI/VOCA Experts to Share Lessons on Fall Armyworm During July 24 Webinar

Fall Armyworm has spread rapidly across Africa over the past several years, threatening crops that provide food security from Senegal …

Kenya Activity Empowers Women through Training & Asset Transfer

In Northern Kenya men traditionally manage their families’ livestock assets as producers, traders, and protectors against rustlers. Women, on the …

Keeping Girls in School in Northern Kenya

Dressed in her new uniform, Fardosa Boya, 12, walked toward the entrance of the school. It was the beginning of …

ACDI/VOCA Kenya LMS womens businesses

Helping Women Forge Their Own Paths Out of Extreme Poverty in Kenya

In traditionally patriarchal societies like those in Northern Kenya, women continue to face entrenched gender biases and inequalities that limit …

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36 New Businesses Launched in Kenya’s Arid Lands

Living in northern Kenya’s Isiolo and Marsabit counties means facing frequent droughts and climate shocks and, for businesses, often facing …

Energy Opportunities for Agriculture Systems and Food Security

Energy Opportunities for Agriculture Systems and Food Security

Promoting Energy Access, Efficiency, and Reliability Background Narrative Energy Opportunities for Agriculture Systems and Food Security (Energy for Ag) was …

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Changing the Status Quo: Women & Youth Engage in Kenyan Livestock Business