The project must include a revolving loan component. We believe that small-scale income-generating projects offer a means of establishing self-sufficiency for very poor people. By requiring that the project include a revolving loan program, we can multiply the impact of our grant as the funds are revolved to different women within the community.
In Kenya, all groups must be self-directed by the women beneficiaries themselves. The leadership and management must come from within the group. The group cannot be formed or managed by outside coordinators. Groups should be less than 20 years old and have an annual budget of less than $4,000.
RSWR focuses its funding in Kenya in the districts of, 1. Siaya County, 2. Kisumu County, 3. Homa Bay County, 4.
Migori County. 5. Kisii County. 6. Nyamira County, 7. Vihiga County, 8. Kakamega County, 9. Bungoma County, 10.
Busia County, 11. Nandi County, 12. Trans Nzoi County, 13. Uasin-Gishu County.