19 Dec

From nothing to a skilled carpenter

  • By Isaac Msiska
  • Cause in
“What to do after my secondary school?” was the question that bothered Funiro, a young man in his early 20s. To some, the immediate and most obvious answer to that question would be “go to college”. However,.
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01 Dec

Financing Business Ambitions

  • By Isaac Msiska
  • Cause in
He proudly stands in the middle of his garden, looking at the beautiful tender green cabbages, with a pleased look on his face. The garden he is scouting is about a quarter acre big. Although the cabbages.
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21 Nov

Weep not Butoto

  • By Isaac Msiska
  • Cause in
20 January 2015. The date will forever haunt Butoto Yoweli, a refugee from DR Congo and a mother of eight children. The day brings unpleasant memories so deep and painful that tears stream down her sad eyes.
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06 Nov

Back to School after 2 Years

  • By Isaac Msiska
  • Cause in
It was a cloudy Tuesday afternoon and the time was around 2 O’clock. Bridget was going back home from school not because she had knocked off but because she was not allowed to attend classes. Her tuition.
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07 Oct

Building Small Businesses, Loan after Loan

  • By Isaac Msiska
  • Cause in
Two years ago, a group of three women calling themselves Chikondi (Love) held a meeting where they planned to start a small scale business. It was a fruitful gathering and when the women bade farewell to each.
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