M-SAWA Client Stories

Stories of success

MEDA, in partnership with Global Affairs Canada, is increasing the business profitability and supporting economic growth in 20 counties experiencing poverty across Kenya.

Promoting Sustainable Bioenergy in Kenya – Briq-O-Blaze Briquettes

January 21, 2022

Through MEDA’s M-SAWA project, funded by Global Affairs Canada (GAC), TCP is providing 15-20 alternative fuel producer (50% women led)...

Reducing losses and supporting Community Economic Growth Through Sorghum and Soya

January 21, 2022

Through its partnership with M-SAWA Transu aims to support 4,000 cereal farmers in Migori, Homabay and Siaya counties to increase...

Supporting Inter-generational Rice Farming in Kenya

January 21, 2022

Lucas Odhiambo Oduor has been a rice farmer since childhood, supporting his grandfather and father’s farming business. Now in his...

Entrepreneurship in a time of COVID – Unlocking the business potential of youth entrepreneurs in Kenya

January 21, 2022

Young entrepreneurs are also in need of support to pivot and adapt their business strategies in the wake of the...

Amina Coffee Farmer

Coffee…It’s all about the aroma!

September 28, 2020

“The aroma from the Café Del Duca coffee has distinguished me and enabled me to market my business. Today I...

Redemuta Coffee Farmer

Economic empowerment through coffee farming

July 28, 2020

Redemuta is a coffee farmer in rural Kenya. She is an 80-year-old mother of five, currently living with her school-aged...

Muchele Coffee Farmer

Stable incomes through coffee farming

July 28, 2020

Muchele is a 60-year-old coffee farmer who lives in Bungoma county. He was a maize and sugarcane farmer before shifting...

Selina Milk Farmer

Improving milk quality and maximizing incomes

July 28, 2020

Selina Chepngeno Sigei is a 43-year old mother of 7 children who lives in Bomet county. Previously, her husband was...

Fowzia Poultry Farmer

“My dream of having a husband has not come true, so instead I started to consider how I could create my own source of income.”

May 22, 2020

Fowzia is a 32-year-old woman from a Somali community in Garissa county, Kenya where she lives with her extended family....


This program was undertaken with the financial support of the Government of Canada provided through Global Affairs Canada.