Zion children home

Damaris Okwuosa

Delmonte Thika, Kenya

38% paid forward



Damaris Okwuosa

Member since

April 2017

On-time repayments

32 installments  •  56%

About Me

My name is Damaris Okwuosa,a female graduate teacher.Am the 6th child in my family. Raised by my mom. Trained as a graduate Teacher. I started business so as to substitute the small salary I earn. Am also a mother of 3 children. I recently enrolled in a business mentorship program sponsored by UNITAR AND ABSA.
It is mentoring women who are both in business and working life..this has helped me understand the business needs

My Business

I sell small fish, omena or dagaa in my neighborhood. I do this on small scale. I get a profit of about Ksh. 5,000/-per month. This business helps me to manage expenses in my house, am able to provide basic utilities for my children.I have also started a new side business still food related.I prepare snacks for school going children,these snacks sell very well in the morning. This has helped me to expand my income a little bit and to cushion me in the tough economic times.I recently concluded a business mentorship program sponsored by UNITAR AND ABSA am able to understand my customers and also understand the challenges women face in business.
Am also gaining more experience on how to grow my business.
I look forward to finishing my masters degree next year,all this is an effort to improve my skills and experience.

Project Proposal

During the last project , we managed to buy tree seedlings and we planted them. We are now busy watering our trees and by the next rain season we would have made more seedlings.
We spared some funds and bought foodstuffs for a Children Home at Kasarani Nairobi. The Zion Children Home. In the view that schools are opening we shall be delighted to return to this children home and add some more food stuff and support where possible. Even a little goes a long way. I will share a few photos of our previous visit..
If I get this funds a second visit will be possible.





Project Info

Project Type

Pay It Forward

Disbursed amount


Date disbursed

Aug 27, 2023


George Muthoka

Kitengela , Kenya

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