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Nailepu Self Help Group

Number of Years With WILK: This is Nailepu’s first year with WILK. Group Information:  a ladies group from Meshenani, made up of 18 women. They are the reformation of a beading group we worked with a few years back. This is a group of ladies always trying new ways to do business and provide for […]

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Risa Livestock Keepers Group

Number of years with WILK: This is Risa’s first year with WILK. Group Information:  Risa is a mixed group of 4 women and 9 men from Risa – they have existed as a group since 2007. They have been pursuing us for their chance to join WILK’s program for the past 2 years, never giving up […]

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Oshumu Livestock Keepers Group

Number of years with WILK: This is Oshumu’s first year with WILK. Group Information:  Oshumu is a mixed group from Enkong’u Narok West (as opposed to the east side where our other group is from) 4 ladies, 12 men. As we were working on the Enkong’u Narok borehole, we met the leaders of the villages […]

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Iltuati Livestock Farmers Self Help Group

 Number of Years With WILK: Iltuati will receive their first loan this fall Group Information:  This group of warriors (young men) from near Ilmarba, is led by the newly inaugurated chief of warriors, Sontika Melok. It is traditional at the inauguration ceremony to give a gift. When Larasha, WILK project manager, presented his gift to […]

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Olningo Women’s Self Help Group

 Number of Years With WILK: Olningo will received their first loan in the  fall of 2015. Group Information: This new group includes 27 Ladies of all ages from ilmarba and Olmoti. They were founded by the chairlady, Soimone ene Tirina in 2011. They were inspired by the Ilmarba Livestock group and they started by contributing […]

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Pakiteng Livestock Group

  Group Name: Pakiteng Number of Years with WILK: 2011-2012 Group Information: Pakiteng is a name for somebody who gives somebody else a cow.  So, if I give you a cow, you’ll call me Pakiteng as a way to remember the generosity of my gift.  This group started in 2012 and was trained but did […]

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Ilkiramat loo Imisiygio

Group Name: Ilkiramat Loo Imisigyio Self Help Group Number of Years with WILK:  Received first loan in fall of 2013. Group Information:Translated, Ilkiramat loo Imisiygio means the livestock-keepers of Imisgyio. This group is comprised of twelve women and five men, and they have just completed their first loan cycle. They are a very driven group; each […]

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Eramatare

Group Name: Eramatare Self Help Group Number of Years With WILK: First received a loan in 2013.  2014 saw the repayment of their second loan. Group Information: Eramatare is from all around the local Group Ranch: Olchorro, Risa, Meshenani, Ilmarba, Namelok – it was started by members of one clan to help them raise money […]

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Ol Tukai Orok

Group Name: Ol Tukai Orok Self Help Group Number of Years with WILK: Ol Tukai received their first loan in 2013 Group Information: Ol Tukai Orok means the black (or dark) Palm trees, referring to trees that grow in Amboseli National Park.  The group is located in Enkong’u Narok village and has 14 group members. […]

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Meshenani

  Group Name: Meshenani Livestock Keepers Self Help Group Number of Years With WILK: Meshenani was one of the original livestock groups, and first received a loan in 2011. Group Information: Meshenani is located on the north end of Amboseli park, and is one of our original water project locales.  The group has 17 members […]

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