Muthoni Unchahi, a company whose culture hub and online marketplace for artisans is empowering Africa’s creative economy, announced today that they have been selected to join the Legends Jasiri edition – a revolutionary platform with CIO East Together the UK is conceptualized and implemented by Kenya Tech Hub. Africa.
on their Website, They say that the intention of the stage is to showcase 10 tech entrepreneurs aka gems in Kenya. These are no ordinary techpreneurs. ”
The conditions are that they not only need to be in business, but their technological solutions also need to impact their communities, solving the big problems that plague us.
The Legends – Jasiri version tells the stories of 10 successful entrepreneurs; Their journey, lessons, obstacles, successes, failures, and what to do to build a business.
It is worth noting that around 100 start-up Techpreneurs applied for the project and an in-depth evaluation of the equipment, and technology used to run these stories, was carried out – 10 startups were picked up.
Muthoni facilitates a one-stop-shop for unsolicited African handicraft where artisans, raw material providers, customers, financial institutions, knowledge partners and retailers are brought together on one platform, through their marketplace platform One can trade directly with Cure Hub.
Since the epidemic has affected the state of tourism in many countries, the purchase of products made by artisans has decreased significantly. Muthoni Unchahi has created a large market for African artisans to sell their craft; And on the other hand, for the consumer to easily access cultural crafts from all over Africa.
In line with the need to influence the community through empowerment, the company provides financial services to artisans to boost their production and secure their financial futures. They additionally provide training services for best practices so that they can produce goods that can compete in the global market.
Announcing her selection to the cohort, Jennifer Nyambogo, co-founder and creative director at Muthoni Unchahi, said, “This year, we have seen an increase in the number of vendors on our platform. There is still limitless potential for innovation in space. We are confident that this Jasiri platform will expose us to new markets and opportunities. “