Publisher: FinDev Gateway
In the remote drylands of sub-Saharan Africa, patriarchal customs and lack of education, infrastructure and access to financial and market systems can trap women in a brutal cycle of extreme poverty. Yet Rose Lelesiit supports her family of eight with profits from the business she runs with two partners in Lodokejek in northern Kenya. Her children are fed, they attend school, and Rose is confident that, with her income, she can handle shocks like droughts or emergencies.
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