Changing lives, a hen at a time

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Helping hand: Three years ago, four campus students started a revolutionary project that has begun to alleviate poverty in rural areas

In 2010, four University of Nairobi students started a rather odd project that most people then thought was a joke.

Frustrated at not being able to find internships, the students met in a dorm room and began discussing projects they could start that would hopefully make them some money.

Finally, they settled on starting something around the cultural practice among many Kenyan communities of giving visitors a hen.

Source: Standard Digital (link opens in a new window)

poverty alleviation, rural development