Wednesday – – 26th /07/2017, saw 13 Mentees graduate from Economic Projects Transformational Facility (EPTF), marking a successful Mentorship Training that ran from the month of August 2016 – February 2017. See pictures from the fulfilling graduation below, in addition to the graduation speech by EPTF’s CEO, Mary Kamore. Individuals Transforming […]
WE ARE BETTER TOGETHER Scripture advises; “Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their labor. For if they fall, one will lift up his companion. But woe to him who is alone when he falls, for he has no one to lift him” (Ecclesiastes 4: 9-10). An African proverb adds; […]
Mavuno Mombasa Group was formed on 11th March 2015 and the membership started in May 2015 with 6 members which grew to 10 members at the end of the first cycle in April 2016. Economic Projects Transformational Facility (EPTF) trained the group on table banking concept in 2 trainings in 2015. The training birthed the […]
ASSIST and EPTF Formalize Partnership to Foster Effective and Sustainable Approaches to Reducing Poverty in Kenya
On 27th June 2017, EPTF and ASSIST signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to increase impact and promote effective and sustainable approaches to reducing poverty in Kenya. Both organizations will promote collaborative projects and cooperate together in all areas of common interest such as Entrepreneurship Development among vulnerable groups in Kenya through training and mentoring, […]
By Mary Kamore on May 31, 2017 According to the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics basic report – -September 2016, the Micro, Small and Medium Establishment (MSME) sector contributes 33.8% to the Gross Domestic Product of Kenya, making the sector one of the most important sectors of the economy. However, with aspects like technology, globalization […]
Position: Business Development Manager The Economic Projects Transformational Facility [EPTF] is a Ministry of The Navigators Kenya that focuses on entrepreneurship development, which includes training, mentoring and funding entrepreneurs with the view of transforming lives. Our vision is “empowered Kingdom minded entrepreneurs transforming communities”. We are looking to hire a God fearing, ambitious, […]
Morero is a Kisii word meaning wild tree that keeps bearing edible fruits throughout the year. It is this allegory that influenced Linet Kwamboka’s choice of a business name. With Kshs 100,000 as starting capital, Morero Enterprises is comprised of stationery, an MPESA shop and a khanga/leso outlet. It has had significant success and Linet […]
Esther exudes joy, strength and brilliance. It does not come as a surprise that she bagged an Economic Projects Transformational Facility (EPTF), award 2017 ‘Best in Business Record Keeping’ category.
Armed with skills on money management, entrepreneurship concept and business capital & banking, she embarked on a farming project.
Her farm, situated at the hilly and lush Ngong Forest -Kenya, is among many where a wide array of crops such as; maize, potatoes, pigeon peas and beans are planted and harvested. Besides that, she boasts of 3 years experience in beekeeping. The farming has proved worthwhile.
“I have two orphaned grandchildren in my custody. Through farming I have been able to cater for their needs.” She tells us, Adding, “I even manage to pay school fees through farming proceeds.”
Her starting capital was Kshs 11,000. Through the lessons in book keeping, Esther is now able to keep control of her spending and allocate part of her profits toward investment. Even though there is shortage of rain in the country coupled with inflation at an all time high, she is proud and confident that she has never slept hungry.
“I’m thankful for farming because I have plenty.
The greens gotten from the farm is what I use to make meals sometime.” She says.
The Economic Projects Transformational Facility (EPTF) has been spearheading efforts towards curbing poverty and high rates of employment among the youth by steering entrepreneurship. The efforts which include mentoring, training and programs such as the 3to5 business clubs and Graduate Internship Program (GRIP) has empowered many women and youth like Esther who end up being self reliant and transforming their families and communities.
It’s no longer lonely at the top; Nathan Lyod’s experience as a 3to5 club member Nathan runs AvoHealth, a company that processes and exports fresh fruits and vegetables to Europe throughout the year that began its operations in January 2012. Like many new entrepreneurs business processes, vision and mission are cluttered thoughts usually at the […]
Boniface Anzere is a 22 years old young man from Uasin Gishu County. Growing up, Mr. Anzere had his share of challenges. Being the second born of eight children and having a father struggling with alcoholism, Anzere was unable to enroll in school for basic education. He had to learn how to read and write […]