Phoebe Akinyi Ouma – Hola Hairdressing and Tailoring Centre

Date grant awarded: December 26, 2018

Hola Hairdressing and Tailoring center is located in Tanariver county in Mombasa, Kenya. The founder of the project, Phoebe Ouma, supports young girls and mothers who have dropped out of school due to financial challenges or early pregnancies. Young women are provided with skills in hairdressing and tailoring to enable them start their own business or find employment.

The Pollination Project grant will help Phoebe purchase sewing machines and blow driers to help graduates start their businesses.