Pictures from the Microfinance Business Training with Parkview Christian Church

 Thats right…Your ‘Highy’ welcomed  Me and the rest leading some warm up songs  Francis (loan officer) and Kristina training  Trainers: Eric, Dan, Kristina  Stephen (loan officer) doing the ‘expectations’  Francis (loan officer), Dan, Kristina Joe and Stephen (loan officer) Russ leading some session Food. Todd leading an accounting session Russ leading a small group  Staff training  Eric with Stephen, OpiyoContinue reading “Pictures from the Microfinance Business Training with Parkview Christian Church”

Recent Pictures From Joska Boys and Girls Schools (with Parkview Christian Church)

 Boys Joska School  Boys enthusiastic reception of the guests  Girls reception of the guests  Thorns. Wonderful heads of spinach  Aquaponics showing life       Classrooms Church service at the boys school  Biggest dance party ever… still dancing…  Entertainment  Water Bottling Plant  Bottling water…  Very life changing water…next to a life changing Stoney *Thanks to Eric Brauer and David Underwood for the excellentContinue reading “Recent Pictures From Joska Boys and Girls Schools (with Parkview Christian Church)”

Nairobi Traffic Jam as ‘Microcosm’

Okay, imagine. You pull to a stop behind the last car in a traffic jam on a two-lane, two-way road. You are in a small vehicle. You sit there patiently – knowing full well that at some point someone up ahead will move so that the line of cars can pass (this being a regularContinue reading “Nairobi Traffic Jam as ‘Microcosm’”

Microfinance III: Savings & the Irony of Being Poor

The great irony of being poor is that you are ‘too poor to save, but too poor not to save’.[1] Access to funds for the use of life-cycle events, emergencies and investment opportunities are the main reasons individuals need access to large lump sums. But if one is not able to access or open anContinue reading “Microfinance III: Savings & the Irony of Being Poor”