Hi, I'm Beatrice
With your support, I'll be able to access a loan to grow my business. I'm hoping to earn enough income to send my kids to school!
Help Beatrice become a thriving stove entrepreneur in her community.
100% of your gift is tax deductible
Beatrice is an entrepreneur, a mother of six, and a grandmother of one. Her fuel-efficient stove business has been a life-changing source of income for her and her family. "I've managed to buy clothes, which I never used to have before. And now I'm looking to earn enough to send my children to school."
Why she was selected for the program: Since she started her business in 2009, Beatrice has been able to hire eight employees from her community. With the right training in marketing and product quality improvement, she'll be able to reach new customers and be able to better provide for her children and grandchild.
Her business goal: Within the next few months, Beatrice hopes to access a loan. She plans to use it to expand her business and sell more fuel-efficient stoves to improve the health of her community.
Profession: Stove entrepreneur
Children: Six children and one grandchild
Educational attainment: Vocational school
Bank Account: No
Hometown: Eldoret, Kenya
Implementing Local Partner: Energy4Impact
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How your sponsorship can help:
Mentors travel to her site to provide hands-on support and personalized coaching.
she will learn:
- How to improve quality and manufacturing
- How to talk to customers and sell stoves in local markets
- Financial management: how to save, open a bank account and price her products
- Increase production by selling an additional 200 cookstoves to her community
- Her own bank account and access to capital if she would like to get a loan
- She will hire one additional person to help her meet demand
- Gain confidence and drastically increase her income
Where your funds go each month:
At the end of her training, we will send you a specific report how your generosity has transformed her life.
How her life has changed
How her business has grown
How the community has benefitted
Be empowering. Create dignity. See your impact.
"Aid helps today. But a job transforms tomorrow."