Jiokoe Self-Help Group - Kenya
Jiokoe, a Swahili word meaning to help yourself, is a community based organization with the goal of eradicating poverty among adolescent women. The organization main activities focus on poverty eradication programs such as poultry raising, farming, reproductive health training and women economic empowerment.
SHARE Sponsored Programs:
SHARE funded a poultry keeping project. This project helped 60 women to learn business skills to earn their own income. Very importantly, the training taught young women lawful ways to earn money. Also, the chicken eggs provided inexpensive source of protein for many of the malnourished and needy community members.