Income Generating Activities
A high percentage of older persons in Kenya are affected by poverty because they have a limited capacity to earn a sustainable income. In many cases, they are not only responsible for themselves but also for other older relatives and grandchildren whose parent are infected with and/or have died from HIV/AIDS. HelpAge Canada supports income generating activities in Ahero Townships, Kenya, and Béni and Oicha in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Your donation will help impoverished older women and men by providing them with the means to make a living.
What Is the Impact of Your Donation?
- These programs help participants earn a steady, reliable income, thereby ensuring food security. This very basic of necessities helps to restore their human dignity and self-worth.