Eastern Africa

Our work in Eastern Africa is focused on strengthening the capacity of smallholder farmers, with emphasis on women, helping them to form and grow their own profitable organisations. We also support housing cooperatives and advocate for women’s right to land.

Countries

Kenya

Kenya

Tanzania

Tanzania

Uganda

Uganda

We Effect Eastern Africa - Working together

Latest stories from Eastern Africa

Financial Inclusion:Village Savings and Loan Schemes empower women in Baringo - Kenya
Eastern Africa

Financial Inclusion:Village Savings and Loan Schemes empower women in Baringo - Kenya

The World's Toughest Job Campaign
Eastern Africa

The World's Toughest Job Campaign

Coffee farms give Kipkelion women financial freedom
Eastern Africa

Coffee farms give Kipkelion women financial freedom

Farmer Beth's Journey to Independence
Eastern Africa

Farmer Beth's Journey to Independence

Empowering smallholder farmers through innovative financing

In sub-Saharan Africa, around 80 per cent of agricultural production is by smallholder farmers, who are mostly rural women. Most economies are predominantly agriculture-based. However, the limited investment in value addition is making farming a predominantly low-income activity, not able to provide the rural population with adequate income.

 

Read more

News Eastern Africa

Direct Coffee Export: A win for smallholder coffee farmers
Eastern Africa

Direct Coffee Export: A win for smallholder coffee farmers

Innovative Finance for Improved Livelihood (IFIL) Launch
Eastern Africa

Innovative Finance for Improved Livelihood (IFIL) Launch

Break the Bias: Close the Gender Gap on Land in Africa
Eastern Africa

Break the Bias: Close the Gender Gap on Land in Africa

We need to recognise and protect women land rights defenders
Eastern Africa

We need to recognise and protect women land rights defenders