Isiolo County gets first Shariah compliant Sacco

Isiolo County has launched the first Shariah compliant savings and co-operative society (Sacco) for women and youth. The initiative by the County Woman Representative Tiyah Galgalo on Saturday evening raised an initial Sh8.5 million. Ms Galgalo intends to raise Sh20 million for the 10 Wards in the County by October to jump start women and youth enterprise development. Dubbed Vuna (harvest) Sacco, the legislator said, the initiative aims to help youth start small but serious enterprises that will help them and families. Ms Galgalo was accompanied by Women Enterprise Fund Chief Executive Wainaina Wanjeri and Chairlady Mumina Gollo. She called on women to take advantage of the Women Enterprise Fund and Uwezo Fund to start small businesses.
Read more at: http://www.standardmedia.co.ke/business/article/2000126444/isiolo-county-gets-first-shariah-compliant-sacco

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