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Getting your “Dawa” at your convenience

Lemon fruit is a widely used product in Kenyan households. From salad dressing to cake garnishes, one of the most popular uses is in making the lemon-ginger-honey health drink, “dawa”. Lemons...

19 Dec 2018

KCIC invests in Acacia Innovations with Early Stage Financing

Throughout working with climate entrepreneurs, KCIC began to notice that there was a gap in financing options for its clients. At the beginning stages, a startup is oftentimes dependent on...

19 Dec 2018

Exotic EPZ Limited shines at the AWIEF Awards

One of the keys to ensuring sustainable economic development in Africa is through the empowerment of women entrepreneurs. To this end, the Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF)is held...

21 Nov 2018

Gluten free flours, a healthier alternative

Dash Crop Limited is a limited liability company that works with smallholder farmers in cassava, finger millet, amaranth, pulses and sorghum value chains across Homabay, Migori, Busia, Kisumu and Siaya...

21 Nov 2018

Training youth in water resources enterprises and innovation

The WaterCap and UNDP-CapNet in conjunction with the Kenya Climate Innovation Center (KCIC) organized a three day training for youth in water resources, enterprise and innovation to serve as a platform for...

21 Nov 2018

Kenya qualifies to top 16 while Portugal takes first prize at the CLP 2018 grand finals

The winners of the fifth edition of the ClimateLaunchPad global grand finals were announced on Friday in Edinburgh, Scotland. The competition saw more than 1,500 entrepreneurship idea entries from 44...

7 Nov 2018

Helping entrepreneurs embed sustainability into their businesses 

When discussing corporate sustainability, the focus is often on larger and already well-established corporations. Thus for startups, the idea of incorporating a sustainability strategy into their business model might appear...

7 Nov 2018

 Clean cooking solutions in the 4-in-1 cook stove 

Feabrine Asiachi was born in Kenya. As an infant,  he was taken under the care of a Dutch couple who became his guardians. With them, he moved to the Netherlands and...

7 Nov 2018

Bees contribute to a healthy ecosystem

Bees are an essential part of maintaining a healthy ecosystem. Through pollinating plants, bees assist in the production of one out of three bites of food. However, climate change is...

24 Oct 2018

Fighting invasive worms, empowering women

Poverty in Kenya tends to have a rural and female face. The poorest counties in Kenya are in rural areas- with a whopping 8 out of 10 residents in the poorest...

23 Oct 2018