Portfolio Category: Mercy Primary

Linet Odhimbo Odieno

"I know in a few months I can get fish there, so I have hope. When the fishpond is ready, I will be happy!" 32 year old Linet received her first small loan from our partners Viagenco in 2014. She is a fishmonger, buying fish from Lake Victoria, cooking it, and selling it on a…
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Margaret Aketch

Margaret lives in Lower Kachola which is located on the hillside overlooking Lake Victoria. She lives with 7 family members and supports two of her grandchildren, one of whom is an orphan studying at Mercy Primary School. Margaret received a loan of 20,000 Kenyan Shillings (approximately £130) and used the money to establish a water…
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Peter Otieno

“Our school motto is education is light. Education is the beginning of everything. You have to go to school to have a good future.” We were very proud to hear that Peter graduated from Mercy Primary in 2017 top of his year group. He is now at a local secondary school and is still one…
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