|Solving social problems with business solutions ||https://businesspartners.africa/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/success-stories/kenya/solving-social-problems-with-business-solutions||Solving social problems with business solutions ||Tom Ombasa Soigwa, a property developer who owns holiday rental properties in the Kenyan coastal resort of Kilifi, 60km north of Mombasa, was one day urged by members of the local community to have a look at the student accommodation in the town. He was appalled by the squalid conditions he found the students living in. Many of the rooms were make-shift additions to private houses, without basic washing facilities, and some were crammed with up to six beds. “I was moved," says Tom. “I remembered my days when I was on campus - our living conditions were so much better."||2021/08/10 10:00:00 PM|
|The power of connections: The Ombra Investments Story||https://businesspartners.africa/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/success-stories/kenya/the-power-of-connections-the-ombra-investments-story||The power of connections: The Ombra Investments Story||In 2014, Moses Waithaka and his wife Susan, made the bold decision of act on an idea that had been bubbling under for some time. They decided to a company that has since grown in leaps and bounds.||2020/08/23 10:00:00 PM|
|Man sets eyes on macadamia empire||https://businesspartners.africa/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/success-stories/kenya/man-sets-eyes-on-macadamia-empire||Man sets eyes on macadamia empire||Mr Khan arrived in Kenya in 2010 in search of a business opportunity, with the hope of settling down and making a fortune.
In Thika town, there were a few factories that were processing macadamia nuts but were doing it on a small scale.
Mr Khan noted that at some point he sought financing from Business Partners International, a specialist risk finance company for formal small and medium owner-managed businesses, to help him buy raw materials.
The value of the macadamia nuts has appreciated over the years, as the demand continues to increase.||2020/07/21 10:00:00 PM|
|Changing lives a prescription at a time; the road to funding a viable pharmacy.||https://businesspartners.africa/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/success-stories/kenya/changing-lives-a-prescription-at-a-time-the-road-to-funding-a-viable-pharmacy||Changing lives a prescription at a time; the road to funding a viable pharmacy.||The minute he stepped into medical school, Victor Achoka was focused on one thing only. The long hours of study, the constant learning and relearning of scientific concepts only strengthened his belief in his higher calling||2020/02/27 10:00:00 PM|
|Business owners’ chosen difficult route pays off||https://businesspartners.africa/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/success-stories/kenya/business-owners-chosen-difficult-route-pays-off||Business owners’ chosen difficult route pays off||What drives some entrepreneurs to take a more difficult path than others in their industry? It is certainly not only the promise of profits. In the case of Dr Wahome Karanja, an ear nose and throat specialist and medical entrepreneur from Kenya, Nairobi, it was the desire to build something of his own that will outlast his career.||2019/06/18 10:00:00 PM|
|After long corporate career entrepreneur steps out to build lasting legacy||https://businesspartners.africa/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/success-stories/kenya/after-long-corporate-career-entrepreneur-steps-out-to-build-lasting-legacy||After long corporate career entrepreneur steps out to build lasting legacy||In the stereotypical image the entrepreneur is a young person, scarcely out of school, ready to disrupt whatever industry he sets his mind to. In reality, however, entrepreneurs are often in their middle years when they venture out of employment to start their own businesses.||2019/02/17 10:00:00 PM|