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Chamas need to think beyond land when investing


Kenya has an estimated 300,000 chamas that control close to Sh300 billion, a remarkable achievement by any standard.

Chamas need to think beyond land when investing

By Kagure Gacheche | 4 years ago

Pros and cons of ‘chama’ membership

Pros and cons of ‘chama’ membership

The high interest rates being charged by banks have made many turn to chamas and saccos for their financial needs.

Paul Kariuki | 5 years ago

Only youth groups will reap from Uwezo Fund

Even as President Uhuru Kenyatta prepares to launch the ambitious Uwezo Fund later this month, it has emerged individual youth enterprises will not qualify to access the fund unless they are within a group framework, The Standard on Saturday can report.

-MWANIKI MUNUHE | 8 years ago

It’s no longer a women-only affair

Gone are the days when chamas were a women’s preserve. Chamas have been around from the time when our mothers used them to buy utensils, to now when women are investing big time, in real estate, among other things.

- Sophia Oyugi | 8 years ago