BOMA participants like Rose Lelesiit embrace the opportunity to become business owners and pull themselves and their families out of extreme poverty. However, an often overlooked challenge is the fact that many people, especially women, living in last mile regions like the remote arid areas in northern Kenya where we work, struggle with innumeracy and illiteracy. Overcoming these challenges is part of our holistic poverty graduation model. Read our latest blog on the @cgap_org platform here!’t-read

This blog post was originally published on the FinDev Gateway blog.