Posts Tagged ‘economic development’

Microfinance Bank to Open in Gemena with VisionFund DRC

By CKC Project Manager Cat Knarr

We have big news! A new bank with multiple branches will be opening up in Gemena, DR Congo as soon as later this year, with plans to lend to about 15,000 people over three

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Mama Kodemo’s Story: A Women’s Agricultural Group Profile

By Sara Blomgren, Serve Globally intern

Like many of the women in her agricultural group, Mama Kodemo has lost children to malnutrition. Only seven of her ten children are living. But recently, she’s learned critical skills that have drastically improved

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Fish Farms Become Valuable Source of Protein and Income

Post a Comment » Written on October 1st, 2018     
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By Sara Blomgren, Serve Globally intern

A growing fish is a metaphor for the Astog Fish Pond Association in Gemena, DR Congo, said one association member. Just like the fish that are grown in their ponds, the association started small

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Meet Bienvenue, Charcoal Trader: A Women’s Savings Group Profile

By CKC Project Manager Cat Knarr

Bienvenue and bike

In front of a local women’s savings group gathering, Bienvenue rides the bicycle she bought in a circle, while the other women cheer for her. When she brings the green bike to a stop,

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