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A group of women chama representatives during the BIC Mama ni Mwangaza award ceremony. BIC EA has awarded women groups positively impacting their communities.

Over the course of 1 month, 170 chamas in and around Nairobi were engaged in a programme entitled ‘Mama ni Mwangaza’ aimed at proving the cost-effectiveness, safety and efficiency in using a BIC lighter vs using matches.

After this, a competition was held in which each chama had to spread the word and explain what they had learned to friends and acquaintances who would, through a USSD code, respond to questions and award that chama points.

Chamas earned points for spreading the word and sharing what they had learned with friends and family. The three chamas received cash prizes to support their community projects.…