Social entrepreneurial Leadershipweek in rural Kenya has started

More than twenty managers from different countries and different functions have come to Kenya to participate in a very disruptive leadership week under the umbrella of the Making more Health initiative from Boehringer Ingelheim in close collaboration with our partner Ampath*. While these leadership weeks have been done for more than four years already in…

Social Entrepreneurship and the Youth in Kenya

They are many ways of tackling developmental and social challenges. However, only the most innovative, cost-effective and scalable ways often stand the test of time. Social entrepreneurship is the bridge between what non-profits and regular companies do. It is the ‘butter’ that closes the gap between the work done by public and private sectors including…

Why it is important that women in Kenya learn fishing

Dried fish from the Victoria lakeI have met Cavin and Francis in Nairobi. Both of them had a rather challenging life when they grew up. Difficult family situations, death, poverty, frustrations… and both are appassionate for a big dream. And things changed: They have been together in an eight months social entrepreneurial program “kanthari” in…