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Low cost financial product makes home ownership a reality

Low income Kenyans can now access affordable mortgage, thanks to Rafiki Deposit Taking Microfinance (DTM) a subsidiary of Chase bank which has introduced credit packages that allow credit seekers to borrow up to Sh3.4 million within their income and build the house in phases until completion. Read more

Monthly fare targets Kenyan families with day long entertainment

A restaurant along Lang'ata Road is giving Kenyan families the chance to enjoy themselves at a family funfare every last Sunday of the month with activities for the whole family including kids games and competitions, shopping at retail stores and a Heineken bar among many others. Read more

New water harvesting project showers Marsabit farms

A high return project in Marsabit that stalled due to water shortages has inspired farmers in the area to embrace new ways of water harvesting in a venture that has now opened up new avenues of farming. The water harvesting project which has birthed uptake of greenhouses and other modern farming techniques is now turning the dry Marsabit area into an oasis with. Read more

Techpreneurs mint millions from online jobs

Kennedy Buhasio, a journalism degree holder from Moi University hoped for a well paying job after his graduation in 2008. While still 'tarmacking', he was introduced to research paper writing by his friend who besides giving him tutorial on the same, introduced him to a freelance writing network that paid Sh500 for every a thousand words article written. Read more

Digital library allows kids to self publish for free

A newly created digital library is offering Kenya kids a chance to read, write, self publish and download stories in local African languages for free from their website. Children can also employ the use of an editor at the website. Read more

Organisation connects pastoralists to cash on delivery markets

Kenya's disorganized livestock industry with its subsistence approach, poor quality standards and unfair trade practices has meant that hundreds of pastoralists who rely on livestock for their survival are becoming poorer, whilst consumers are paying increasingly high prices. The grazing area for the Maasai's cattle is also falling and these livestock keepers are realising that they must adapt to  [ ... ]

Pregnancy pillows prioritize comfort among expectant moms

A unique pillow shaped to fit the curves of a woman’s pregnant body is helping pregnant women deal with back aches and exhaustion that often plague women during the crucial nine months. Not only do these full body pillows help women during their pregnancy but they also have post-natal functions such as nursing. ad more

Farmers beat high seed prices with mini packs

After being a maize farmer for three decades, former high school teacher Athanus Kioko noticed that for the first time the harvests were dwindling at an alarming rate. Read more

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Headband notifies parents when kids have trouble in water (2)

A headband that notify parents about their children’s safety status while in water has been hailed as the best remedy to drowning which is ranked as the second leading cause of domestic injuries  claiming at least 7300 children below the age of five years in Kenya every year according to reports. Read more...

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