Beatrice Omiro - Yes Women Initiative

Beatrice Adhiambo Omiro, Yes Women Initiative

Date grant awarded: 3/17/2017

YES Women Initiative is a project lead by Beatrice A Omiro aimed at empowering widows and vulnerable women in Mumias sub-county, Kakamega County in the western part of Kenya, through entrepreneurship and capacity development.

We recognize problems or challenges such as widow inheritance, gender based violence, low income, illiteracy, and identify opportunities to be seized such as small businesses, education, salon, tailoring, pottery and other handcrafts, women’s constitutional rights to access land and other family possessions, and their right to take a lead in national development activities.