‘Marsabit is not Kenya’

In May, Tabitha Muthui, AID staff member based in Nairobi, visited Marsabit in northern Kenya to explore the possibility of establishing a project similar to Manna Microfinance there. Christianity on the Decline Marsabit is the largest county in Kenya. Its major town Moyale borders Ethiopia to the North and it takes 12-14 hours to travel […]

Categories: Featured, Microfinance, News.

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JHSI: New Healthcare Training Up and Running

The Jonglei Health Sciences Institute (JHSI) is a healthcare training centre located in Bor, Jonglei State, South Sudan. It is run by Drs Anil and Shalini Cherian, Indian missionary medics who previously led the National Institute of Health Sciences in Kampala, Uganda (previous students pictured with Anil and Shalini). Following the Cherians’ arrival in South […]

Categories: Featured, Health.

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Foundations for Farming at Bweyale Camp

AID works with a Ugandan NGO called Life Gospel Ministries, led by South Sudanese pastor Thomas Lubari, to train South Sudanese refugees in Foundations for Farming agriculture techniques. This enables them to use the plot of land they are allocated on arrival in Uganda to develop a livelihood and provide for their families. It is […]

Categories: Agriculture, News.

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The Journey to Self-Sustainability

In 2015, Manna Microfinance had less than $1,000 in loans distributed to women trying to establish and grow businesses. Today, that figure is $33,865. It has been a long, arduous journey but AID’s small loans initiative is on the brink of reaching self-sustainability through profit reaped from loan interest. Manna Microfinance began in 2011 but it […]

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A Trumpeters Update from Gondokoro – Rainy Season

The rainy season has started in Juba – which is both good and bad. Food security increases as crops grow but with the rainfall comes deadly waterborne diseases such as cholera. Gondokoro is an island suburb of Juba. Trumpeter Community Health Project workers in Mori Boma, a suburb of Juba, discussed the challenges faced during […]

Categories: News, Trumpeters Sanitation.

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