Empowering women through information
The organization (JOYWO) has since spread to other counties, thanks to the table banking concept that allows members to save and access loans. Currently we have spread to Uasin Gishu, Nandi, Trans Nzoia, Bomet, Narok, Kajiado, Kisumu, Homa Bay, Siaya, Kisii, Nyamira, Nairobi, Embu, Meru, Muranga, Taita Taveta, Nyeri, Kirinyaga, Laikipia, Busia, Turkana, Tharaka Nithi, Mombasa , West Pokot, Machakos, Baringo, Nakuru, Isiolo, Nyandarua, Bungoma, Kakamega counties. Our Goal is to reach all the 47 counties in the republic of Kenya.
The group’s funds have also increased significantly over the four years to a Total revolving fund of Kshs 1,004,192,240.00.This money has mainly grown from the increase in the number of groups. The interest gained from the loans remains with the group and is eventually shared as bonus and dividends. The women use the money borrowed as capital for their livelihood projects.
Currently JOYWO has a total of 9,431 groups with a membership of 140,788
The organization’s founder, Her Excellency, Mrs. Rachel Ruto came up with the idea to help women in her rural home access money to start businesses and by recognizing the interests of women in rural areas, the group has helped its members grow their ventures into large-scale investments and access markets through table banking.
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