March 10, 2015   by

Some chamas that contribute modest amounts per month may face challenges on how to grow their savings so as to earn more and reach their goals.   Whilst some adapt the merry-go-round concept where all the money contributed during the monthly... View Article

February 02, 2014   by

Imagine that you’ve recruited the best people into your Chama. You had high hopes for the Chama, so you feel frustrated when people can’t seem to work together. When analyzing what is ailing your Chama, several factors come into play.... View Article

February 01, 2014   by

Supposing your Chama has ten people and you save Kshs.3,000 each. Did you know that with the Kshs.30,000 you collect you can start a viable venture that will rake in cash beyond your wildest dreams. Perhaps your Chama has a... View Article

January 27, 2014   by

Most successful investment groups use a good plan to achieve their goals.  Without a plan, you are likely to lose the plot at some point.  Thus, planning is one of the most important project management and time management techniques. Planning... View Article

January 26, 2014   by

Why your Chama needs a culture No two Chamas are the same.  They differ in terms of investment vision, members and even ideologies.  For these Chamas to accomplish their goals, they must embrace a set of behaviors that will get... View Article

January 25, 2014   by

Besides buying stocks, one of the most popular investments with Chamas is property.  Whilst this is a relatively straight forward sort of investment unlike stocks; you still need some know-how on how to invest the smart way.  Here are some... View Article

January 24, 2014   by

Team building and teamwork skills are critical for your effectiveness as a Chama leader. Team building success is when your Chama can accomplish something bigger and investment goals more effectively than a group of the same individuals investing on their... View Article

January 23, 2014   by

How to manage them  One of the biggest headaches any Chama leader faces is dealing with people problems. Whether it is telling someone they must improve their meeting attendance, or they cannot continue to come in late for meetings, sticky... View Article

January 22, 2014   by

Chama experts agree that the size of the Chama determines just how successful it will be.  Thus when forming your Chama, keep in mind the best size.  The truth is, if the Chama is too small, there’s not enough investment... View Article

January 21, 2014   by

Look around you and you will find some Chamas that have accomplished so much.  Well, this did not just happen, there are some things people in these Chamas do that have helped them meet their success. Sense of purpose In... View Article

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