Economic Empowerment Projects

Read about grantees who have received funding for their Economic Empowerment project from a Pollination Project grant.

Justus Nyongesa Wanyama, Rhoda Otieno – RICEP Korogocho

2018-10-09T12:40:34+00:00

Justus Nyongesa Wanyama and Rhoda Otieno are the founders of the project, Rescued and Improved Community Empowerment Programme(RICEP), located in Kenya. The project rescues, trains, and empowers teenage mothers and youth in Korogocho slums. They teach the youth skills in hairdressing and beauty, barbering, counseling, entrepreneurship, and management skills. The [...]

Angella Nankindu – Training Unemployed youth in weaving and entrepreneurship skills

2018-10-01T15:08:52+00:00

Angella Nankindu is the founder of the project, Training Unemployed Youth in Weaving and Entrepreneurship Skills, located in Uganda. The project has key people among the staff who will be directly responsible for implementation of the project and they include 6 volunteer mentors, experts, advisors, and consultants who are experienced [...]

Jenifa Ogutu Oduory – Pawpaw commercialization for profit and improved livelihood

2018-09-26T02:31:12+00:00

Jenifa Ogutu Oduory is the founder of the project, Pawpaw Commercialization for Profit and Improved Livelihood, located in Kenya. It is a project aimed at improving the socio-economic conditions of the communities living around the region in hopes of taming the prevailing poverty and unemployment. The project is managed by [...]

Romario Mushroom Farms – Household Mushroom Cultivation for Livelihood Improvement

2018-09-13T07:16:23+00:00

The Organic Household Mushroom Cultivation for Livelihood Improvement project is located in Kumbo, Cameroon, and it aims to train and support underprivileged teenage single mothers, which will help alleviate poverty. Project organizers train participants to cultivate mushrooms, which will provide an alternative source of income and provide health benefits. The [...]

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