Jiwo Paro has collaborated with World Connect to start a project named Ahadi ‘Promise’ in Osieng’eti village, Chemelil, Muhoroni Sub County in Kisumu.
+Acumen course taker Akinyi Awora is the co-founder and COO of Jiwo Paro, a community-based organization in Kisumu, Kenya focused on equipping women with access to capital, education, and entrepreneurial opportunities as well as the skills they need to manage their finances. What inspired Akinyi to leave her high-powered job in London and return to […]
There are roughly 7.3 million micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) engaging nearly 15 of Kenya’s 45 million people . About 11 Million informal small businesses are owned by women are neither registered nor served by mainstream financial service providers. Most of these small businesses are in the textile industry, yet their financial needs are […]