All in a day’s work for Everlyne

Everlyne is our key on-the-ground staff member in Kenya. She works tirelessly to keep our Foster Family Loans Program working like clockwork. Everlyne is very hands-on and is involved in the many aspects of this program. Let’s take a journey through a typical week for Everlyne.

Visiting the children at school

Jacky and Simon at schoolEverlyne frequently visits the children at their specific schools to see their progress. Each child in this program is important and Everlyne always makes the time to visit. During one of her many visits, Everlyne went to meet the two children, Jacky and  Simon, in the middle of the picture on the right. They are both beneficiaries of the program and it is great to see them doing to well and enjoying school.

Another visit is made to a Jogoo special school [photo above]. “I made a follow up visit to check on my dear friends. Though very young, they still remembered me and were really excited to see me,” Everlyne tells us.

Everlyne Training sessionTraining

In the morning, twice a week, she holds meetings where she meets the clients and conducts training sessions [photo on left]. The main area is basic accounting/ finance knowledge, how to make small budgets and promoting a savings culture.

Home visitHome/Farm Visits

Everlyne continually makes home visits to check on the young children and their foster parents [clients] who are mainly farmers. This is Josephine at her home with her grandchildren [photo on right]. This family are part of the Foster Family Loans Program and once again, it is great to see the children thriving.

Business Visits

Business Visits 1Leonida is one of our outgoing clients [Leonida is wearing the apron and Everlyne is wearing the red top]. She is seated at the market stall where she sells her vegetables. During  these  visits, Everlyne reminds our clients of any outstanding loan amounts and makes any relevant calculations where necessary. Leonida  has been in the  program for over one year now and she has been successful and is really grateful to the Foster Family Loans Program for the support, “Thank you to this wonderful program, now I can conduct my business comfortably with no fear of  my children sleeping hungry nor being chased from school for fees.”

Thank you Everlyne for your commitment to the children and their families in this program. Because of you and the ACDF team, we are seeing this program go from strength to strength.

 

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