Meet our Entrepreneurs

Ending extreme poverty one business at a time.

Angela Adeke

Ngora, Uganda

“It gives me great joy to stand as a woman, not begging, but helping others and playing a role in changing the world in which I live.”

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Anna Margaret

Ateka, Uganda

“I have reached a level at which I look at my children and I no longer see them as orphans.”

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Joseph Ebwalu

Maaga, Uganda

“I used to sit around waiting for government relief... I never dreamed of starting something. Now I have the knowledge to start any kind of business.”

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Catherine Mkangula

Chukura, Kenya

“Now when I go to my neighbors’ homes, they know I am visiting for friendship and not to beg.”

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Bibian Musunjaji

Chukura, Kenya

“Other groups are now approaching me for advice.”

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Dorothy Luyai

Trans Nzoia, Kenya

“I wanted to learn soap-making for a very, very long time.”

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