Empowered Employment


90% of Ubuntu Life staff have undergone financial training which has led them to have the ability to have outside business beside their employment, creating additional new local jobs through financial knowledge gained through Ubuntu. We are proud to report that 100% of staff are in saving and credit institutions where they are saving for the future.

Nationally, about one-third (34 percent) of the households lived in their own house – purchased, constructed or inherited. More than half (57 percent) lived in individual rental units, while the (9 percent) lived in rented or provided houses by the government, local authority, parastatal or private company.

Of the current employees: 31 own their own land, 23 have built their own homes.

70% of the staff have tangible investments and intangible investments. Only 33 percent of Kenyans have formal access to financial services through commercial banks and the government-owned Post Bank. With the advent of mobile money and its recent linkages to the formal banking system, however, the number of Kenyans with access to electronic financial services has grown rapidly. With 31.2 million cell phone subscriptions, the vast majority of Kenyan adults now have cell phone access, which they use for everything from voice and SMS communication to banking, insurance, internet access, and other services.




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