Proving small initiatives can have great impact Wanting to raise awareness about the unhealthy and unsanitary conditions in her home country, now 26-year-old Aminetou Bilal launched the "Selfie Mbalite" campaign in February 2017. She was inspired by the "Selfie Déchets" campaign run by blogger Fatoumata Cherif in Conakry, Guinea. Bilal is...
“Our journey can be traced back to 2013 when we started operations as three directors. Bundled with a lot of passion and interest in real estate, we first started the company as a side hustle,” begins Reuben Kimani, the Chief Executive Officer, Username Investment Limited during an interview with...
Daisy Nyaga talks about her experience in finding fulfillment after a disheartening retrenchment from a leading airline In September 2012 I came back from a flight from Netherlands to be shocked with a retrenchment letter that afternoon. I felt like the whole world was crumbling on me. My 7 years stint...
Violence and tragedy ignited a vision In Kiswahili, 'ongoza' means 'lead.' It is a fitting title for an organisation dedicated to eliminating violence, educating the youth and crafting the leaders of tomorrow. Created by Eddy Gicheru Oketch, a young Kenyan who emerged from a life of tribal violence and tragedy...
Upholding human rights and dignity through sanitation Shamiso Kumbirai, a young engineer, is making a huge impact increasing awareness of the plight of lack of sanitation in communities. "In Grade 10 I was exposed to civil engineering. I loved the feeling of being onsite, but became keenly aware of the...
By Adisa Hudson As a young CEO who has had an opportunity to globe trot, Mr. Gikonyo Muchohi has been privileged to experience the cab services in different parts of the globe. Out of all these experiences, he learnt the art of precision and good services that saw him come...
Moses Mutua says rabbit farming is a lucrative venture. A fully grown rabbit can fetch as much as Kshs. 12,000 with a kilo of rabbit meat going for Kshs. 1250. He has subcontracted hundreds of farmers through a model-farming setup. What was majorly considered as...
Edward Kinyanjui, a former accountant, founder and Managing Director of Plexus Energy talks of how he quit employment to follow his passion and the journey to finding a footing in clean energy solutions. Mr. Kinyanjui, a trained accountant worked as a financial officer for a telco for years before passion...