How Credit Cards Work (How to make it work for you)

How Credit Cards Work (How to make it work for you)

The first time I actively thought about credit cards was in 2018.  I was still living in Nairobi. I saw an advertisement on TV explaining how convenient it is to own one. The ad was by one of the leading banks in Kenya. They were running two ads, one featured a lady...
Beating The Debt Cycle

Beating The Debt Cycle

During an Insiders4Good East Africa Fellows Microsoft event, I sat in the audience and listened keenly as the participants pitched their ideas. 4 out of the 10 participants had the same idea; a money-lending app that would give access to credit to the rural poor,...
We Live Through Debt

We Live Through Debt

What I hate about being broke or not having enough money is how emotional I become. These emotions are mostly fuelled by deep feelings of disappointment for living beyond my means month after month. There’s also the bit where I feel extremely disgusted with...