Young, confident, wealthy and charismatic. If you had to describe Danson Muchemi in four words upon meeting him, that is what would come to mind.
Many of us have a dream, a calling, something we feel complete doing. For Ann, food was it. She was the head caterer at a high school in Murang’a for 12 years before she decided to start her own cafeteria in Nairobi’s Zimmerman Estate in 2000.
Every year, billions of kilogrammes of coffee cherry fruit, a by-product of coffee production, are being discarded.
Olive Gachara, 30, is the publisher of Couture Africa and an image consultant. She was one of the investors in the first season of KCB Lions' Den show, which is a franchise of the international reality television series, Dragons' Den. On the show, entrepreneurs pitch business ideas to secure financing from a panel of investors. The investors put up their own funds.
Last month, two smartly dressed gentlemen entered Dorcas Kilonzo’s M-Pesa shop near Tumaini Supermarket in Pipeline estate.
The idea of owning a business is one many — if not all — of us have given serious thought to. However, few manage to start and run successful business ventures.
For the last 56 years, Asekon Ekai has walked the dust bowls of Lokichar, Turkana County, where temperatures can soar to 40 degrees centigrades.