In the pursuit of her dream, Muthoni Njoba quit her cooperate job to follow her passion – to be makeup artiste. That didn’t go well with her family and friends and in spite of years of little signs of success – through sacrifice, hard work, and persistence – Njoba kept her eyes on the goal.
I am sitting in a small coffee shop in Karen, an affluent suburb in Nairobi. I am meeting with Christine Khasinah-Odero, a Kenyan entrepreneur who has taken a somewhat unusual road towards business success. Instead of engaging in ICT, agriculture, real estate, or finance – which are viewed as Africa’s top sectors – she has […]
When signs of the economic downturn began showing in Europe, civil engineer Sam Wanjohi decided to return to Kenya in 2007. He then founded Foresight Interiors, which provides fitted kitchens and other home interior products and solutions. Wanjohi has since diversified his interests to include an online concierge service, called Dash2do. What inspired you to […]