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Down to business: Drought-hit Kenyan women trade their way out of poverty

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A very engaging article based on BOMA project helping women in Kenya's dry northern areas beat extreme poverty and adapt to climate change by creating more sustainble life-long solutions and spreading business partnerships, rather than just relying on food distribution and aid money.
This U.S. and Kenya-based organisation provides two years of business and life-skills training, as well as mentorship.
The BOMA Project has reported positive results in the communities where it works in Marsabit County and Samburu East, with about 15,700 women enrolled in its programme since 2008. The BOMA Project plans to expand its programme across East Africa's drylands by partnering with governments and other development agencies.

 

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