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A Look Into A Businesswoman’s Mind

A Look Into A Businesswoman’s Mind

A businesswoman is bold, resourceful and resilient. We need to overcome several biases over and above the normal challenges of entrepreneurship. A businesswoman needs to work harder and smarter to get ahead. It is not fair but we do this and are even successful. As a businesswoman, it is important to be knowledgeable about how to run your business. You must be the vision carrier. Finance, Branding, Marketing, Human Resource, Strategy and Networking are all on your Things To Do…

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Manage your Business Financial Health

Manage your Business Financial Health

On 4th May 2019 Mpower Limited held a financial talk by George Wanyonyi  and Priya Chana of Equity Bank. They provided valuable insights on how to manage and access finance/money. They provided insights on Planning, Forecasting, Budgeting, Costing, Borrowing/Leveraging, Insure, Tax, Credit Rating, Negotiating and choosing the correct financial solution. Money Money is a core asset for any business to operate, after all, CASH IS KING. On advancing cash, they provided insight that the financier considers; Ability to Pay Integrity…

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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE-Okoa Jamii initiative

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE-Okoa Jamii initiative

1 out of every 3 women experiences domestic violence in their lifetime. The rate is at 35% globally. These are only those that see the day of light and get heard of. Now imagine how many cases go unpunished and unspoken. Okoa Jamii is an online platform for anonymous gender-based violence reporting that helps women speak up about human rights violation against them. The platform allows people to report matters about rape, Domestic violence etc… The platform also organizes the…

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TAX: TAXATION FOR MSE’s

TAX: TAXATION FOR MSE’s

The term micro and small enterprises (MSEs) or micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), is used to refer to SMEs in Kenya. Under the Micro and Small Enterprise Act of 2012, micro-enterprises have a maximum annual turnover of KES 500,000 and employ less than 10 people. Small enterprises have between KES 500,00 and 5 million annual turnover and employ 10-49 people. Medium enterprises are not covered under the act but have been reported as comprising of enterprises with a turnover…

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IWD 2019 ROUND TABLE

IWD 2019 ROUND TABLE

International Women’s Day,  #IWD2019,   is an annual celebration of Women on the UN clendar. It is a time to take stock of how far we have come and what we need to do to bridge the gender gap.   This year the theme is #BalanceForBetter. This is a call for more balance between men and women. Last year, we had a fabulous IWD High Tea sponosred by Gulf Africa Bank.To celebrate this Mpower Women Network ( a part of Mpower Limited)…

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COFFEE WITH PRIYA: ATTRACTING FINANCE TO YOUR BUSINESS

COFFEE WITH PRIYA: ATTRACTING FINANCE TO YOUR BUSINESS

Finance and access to finance is the leading complaint by entrepreneurs. Money is the key resource to help a business to achieve its objectives. Without money, a business cannot thrive. There are many options for finance in the market. Banks SACCO Table Banking Grants Investors Mobile money How can you effectively attract Finance to your business? In particular how can you successfully approach a financial partner to provide you with funds for your business? Priya Chana is a Marketing and…

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Mpower Limited Partners with Equity Group Foundation

Mpower Limited Partners with Equity Group Foundation

Amazing training opportunity What skills would you like to learn to improve yourself and your business? Equity Group Foundation and Mpower Limited bring you The Africa Management Initiative Online Community Resource Center. Get access to a set of 28 courses carefully crafted and accredited by Africa’s Top Business Schools. A Certificate will be issued on Completion . Program includes: Video Lessons Downloadable Content Practical Activities Networking with peers Online Exam Monthly Review Meet-ups Courses cover: Financial management Marketing Team Management…

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MPOWER WOMEN #BOOTBREASTCANCER WHILE LEARNING ABOUT #BOOBCARE

MPOWER WOMEN #BOOTBREASTCANCER WHILE LEARNING ABOUT #BOOBCARE

On 27th October 2018, the “fittest” Mombasa women converged at the Uwanja wa Mbuzi Grounds in Nyali for the 4th Annual Gertrude Hospital’s Breast Cancer Awareness #BootBreastCancer Women’s Soccer Tournament. The tournament was officially opened by Hon. Munywoki Kyalo, the Mombasa County Minister for Youth, Gender, Sports and Cultural Affairs. The tournament was an opportunity for the men, women and children in attendance to learn about Breast Cancer. There was a free Breast Cancer Screening Camp at the site which…

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OPPORTUNITIES FOR PROCUREMENT WITHIN MOMBASA COUNTY

OPPORTUNITIES FOR PROCUREMENT WITHIN MOMBASA COUNTY

The Mpower Workshop on Opportunities for Procurement within Mombasa County was held on 27th September 2018 at Ratna Square, Mombasa. Participants from different fields had the chance to gain valuable knowledge on the different opportunities that exist in the procurement sector. The topics discussed in the workshop included the following; HOW TO ACCESS GOVERNMENT PROCUREMENT OPPORTUNITIES Mr. Onesmus Makalu an AGPO officer based at Huduma Center Mombasa made a presentation on the purpose, requirement for registration and benefits of AGPO….

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CISCO ACADEMY SAFARI CYBER SECURITY TALK AT SWAHILIPOT HUB

CISCO ACADEMY SAFARI CYBER SECURITY TALK AT SWAHILIPOT HUB

By Johnes Mecha On 17th July 2018, Serges Nanfack, Cisco Technical program Manager from South Africa gave a talk to members of the public and Swahili Pot Hub members. This was part of the Cisco Academy Safari tour 2018. The talk was on cyber security and how it affects the commerce and technology space. Types of Network Attacks He explained some of the common and emerging types of network attacks: Network Attack Surface – This is an attack which affects…

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