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A podcast covering the Nairobi startup ecosystem; the players, dynamics, lessons, success stories etc

Chini ya Maji Podcast Impact Africa Network

    • Maatschappij & cultuur

A podcast covering the Nairobi startup ecosystem; the players, dynamics, lessons, success stories etc

    Founder Series: Towett Ng'etich, CEO and Founder @ Uthabiti Healthcare

    Founder Series: Towett Ng'etich, CEO and Founder @ Uthabiti Healthcare

    Hi Chini ya Maji family! 

    As the global pandemic rolls into another week, we are here to make sure you stay informed and inspired by our guests and their stories.This week we hosted Towett Ng'etich, Founder and C.E.O at Uthabiti Healthcare, a pharmaceutical company founded on the need to increase access to safe medicines across communities. He is a young entrepreneur who at an early age  saw a problem in the pharmaceutical space and opted to find a solution for it!  He tells us his story and experience working in the startup world and the importance of building your brand to help in fundraising! Be motivated and enlightened.

    Enjoy the podcast!

    • 35 min.
    Professional Series: Dr. Lawrence Nderu, Professor @JKUAT

    Professional Series: Dr. Lawrence Nderu, Professor @JKUAT

    Hi Chini Ya Maji Family!

    Another week another special episode. From the field of academia, our guest this week is Dr. Lawrence Nderu, a professor in the computer Science department in JKUAT, with a PhD in AI from the University of Paris. His deep rooted passion for technology is evident not only through his academic achievements, but also in his day to day routine and understanding of matters computing. 

    His story is one of childhood love for academia cultivated throughout the growth process turned career and passion. He believes in the constant learning process. His point of view on all matters of AI and innovation is just mind blowing!

    Dr Lawrence is also part of the Impact Africa Network Community as an instructor at JENGA School, a 12 month intensive program where you can get the chance to jump start your Data Science and AI career. Our mission is to unleash Africa’s genius. Every aspect of this weeks podcast is a learning experience! 

    Enjoy the Podcast!

    • 45 min.
    Founder Series: Ali Hussein Co-Founder and CEO @ Kipochi

    Founder Series: Ali Hussein Co-Founder and CEO @ Kipochi

    Hello Chini ya Maji Family! Amidst these trying times, we are back again this week to bring you hope for a greater tomorrow with amazing stories of the Nairobi ecosystem. 

    This week we had the privilege of hosting Ali Hussein CEO of Kipochi. He started his tech journey at Toyota motors as a market analyst, where he learnt the power of technology.Coming from a business-oriented family, his entrepreneurial journey was deep rooted in him from an early age.

    You definitely don't want to miss out on this! Enjoy the podcast!

    • 43 min.
    Founder Series: Jason Carmichael Co-Founder and CEO @ Tibu

    Founder Series: Jason Carmichael Co-Founder and CEO @ Tibu

    Hey Chini ya Maji family, this week on the podcast we had the privilege of hosting Jason Carmichael Co-Founder and CEO of Tibu, a platform for decentralization of primary patient healthcare by connecting  patients to high quality, affordable healthcare whenever they need it, you can say its Uber for healthcare! Jason has a Masters degree in Public Health from the University of British Columbia and experience working for the World Health Organization Emergency response where his passion for making a difference in the health sector grew exponentially, leading him in this path. Tibu’s self assessment tool  that allows people to assess if they should seek medical attention, is a huge asset during this Covid-19 pandemic and has helped control unnecessary movement and panic among people who may think they are infected with the virus! 

    Jason’s story is one you definitely don’t want to miss out on! Enjoy the Podcast!

    • 40 min.
    Founder Series: Don Okoth Co-Founder @ Sendy

    Founder Series: Don Okoth Co-Founder @ Sendy

    This week we had the privilege of hosting Don Okoth, CO founder and country manager freight at Sendy. His story is one of hardwork and determination which started at an early age. Don, is a perfect example of entrepreneurs who understand the process of creating a business from the ground up, and adapting to the market. With the current state of the world, Sendy are working hand in hand with local supermarkets to deliver good to people's homes so as to avoid spread of the Coronavirus. 

    We value all our listeners and the entire Chini ya Maji Family. We encourage everyone to adhere to the regulations put in place to avoid further spread of the virus. We will continue to bring you more encouraging episodes. We are in this together. Stay safe and enjoy the podcast!

    • 36 min.
    Professional Series: Chris Orwa, Data Scientist @ I&M Bank

    Professional Series: Chris Orwa, Data Scientist @ I&M Bank

    This week, we had the privilege of hosting Chris Orwa, a Data Scientist at I&M bank whose passion for technology is seen not only by his work but also in his conversation.  Chris's story is that of a childhood passion in Tech that grew to become his career.  Having been part of a founding team while still in school, he has experience in both the entrepreneurial and corporate world.  

    Enjoy the Podcast!

    • 44 min.

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