My friend lost 10 million to Corona Virus

My friend lost 10 million to Corona Virus

Today (Monday) marks the five days since I went on forced quarantine over Coronavirus in Sweden. Earlier this week, our department was informed that we had to work from home as we had come into contact with a person who had recently travelled to Switzerland which is...
Mobile Money: Keeping my family safe from robbery.

Mobile Money: Keeping my family safe from robbery.

This is a sad story with a happy ending. READ TO THE END! Sometime in May last year, early in the morning on my way to the gym, my dad texted me that, my mother had been attacked at home in Kenya broad daylight. My mother, a humble school teacher, lived alone as my...
Diaspora: 5 ways to avoid money-related conflicts!

Diaspora: 5 ways to avoid money-related conflicts!

Do you write these posts for class 8 dropouts? That was a comment I got from an anonymous reader on my blog post last week. They were not impressed that I could actually take time to explain why some Kenyans in Diaspora come back home broke. Guys, of course, most of...
Why Diaspora Kenyans come back home broke

Why Diaspora Kenyans come back home broke

I don’t know whether you have seen the video of a Kenyan lady who is living in the streets after coming back home from the US. Apparently, she was deported after being abroad from 21 years because she did not have the right documentation. I had so many questions...
My past side hustles in Kenya

My past side hustles in Kenya

Being broke is temporary, they say. What they don’t tell you is how that can make or break you! In my early 20’s I had moments where I would run out of money, just days after payday. I remember one time, during an emergency, my dad asked me to send him sh...