It is not unusual to come across old tractors and ground farm equipment, remnants of the agricultural activities that once existed in some parishes. Every diocese or congregation across Africa, one way or another has a farm. Unfortunately a lot of the land remains fallow or underutilized. In 2014 Missio Invest made an entry into Africa with the aim of supporting the church in the region to make profitable agriculture use of the land it already owns.
Lourine Oluoch speaks to Albertina Muema, the Country Investment Manager for Kenya, Uganda and Benson Agwena the Finance manager for Kenya and Uganda on the progress Missio Invest has made in the region.
What is Missio Invest?
This is a social impact fund founded in 2014 by the Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS) of the United States of America targeting the Catholic Church in