Rona Matching Fund
Rona offers micro matching grants to active rural based widow groups. The groups use the fund(s) to start income generating projects, or boost their businesses either as individuals or group. The Matching Fund is aimed to support rural widow groups to embrace socio-economic activities, beyond rights. The fund range from 5,000/= to 25,000/=. The matching funds are sourced from partners, and friends of Rona. A vetting process is conducted to determine group registration, member’s commitment and record keeping. So far, Rona has supported over 8 widow groups with the Matching Funds totaling 60,000/=, namely, Miganga Widows, Bondo, Kwe gi Hera, Alego, Uhendo Widows, Bondo, and Amallo Widows, Rarieda and amongst others. And it has impacted over 200 widows who currently have increased their ‘table banking’ funds to a rising 200,000/=, and growing.