News

  • We have enrolled over 700 participants
  • Participants in the first three intervention sites have completed the agriculture and finance training 
  • Participants who have saved the down payments (~$16) have received their asset loans 
  • Shamba Maisha was highlighted at UCSF
  • KickStart International just released a new film, called A Seed of Maize. Filmed in a unique docudrama vérité style, A Seed of Maize follows a poor farming family as they face the biggest dilemma of their lives. Shot in rural Zambia, this raw and honest story explores some of the most pressing issues of our time—poverty, health, and girls’ education—against the backdrop of tradition, community, and family.