Most of the people FIOH-USA serves in Kenya and Zambia live on less than a dollar a day. Many are subsistence farmers and rely on rain and sun to sustain their food supply. Frequent episodes of drought result in famine and starvation. Children often go to school with only a cup of tea and lunch is […]
Emergencies arise frequently when working with our African Partners in Kenya and Zambia. Droughts bring on famine. Rains cause houses to “melt” and wash away crops. Often a student needs a new pair of shoes. Sometimes a student loses their sponsor. FIOH-USA tries their best to continue funding so the young scholar can complete their studies. […]
Future In Our Hands- Kenya had been in desperate need of an administrative office and accommodations for local and overseas volunteer staff to stay and conduct the business of the organization. Until 12/31/13 they used a rental office/apartment in a building owned by Maseno University. The rent had continuously increased over the last ten years […]
Future in Our Hands USA helps to provide microloans for women in Africa needing capital to start or enlarge income- generating activities in Kenya, Tanzania and Zambia. Microloans up to $600 are provided on a revolving basis for a term of three months. The loans are paid back at a low interest rate.