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Kenyan mobile-based cashless platform connects small-scale farmers directly to local retailers

Photo courtesy. Taimba Limited, a mobile-based cashless platform based in Nairobi is connecting small-holder farmers in rural Kenya directly to big buyers such as informal green grocers, schools, hospitals and restaurants within the city hence relieving the producers the burden of hustling for markets. The business to business agri-tech startup which sources various fresh produce …

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Kenya social entrepreneur wins Prestigious Commonwealth Award for connecting farmers to global markets

John Oroko Co-founder Selina Wamucii Limited. Photo courtesy. A Kenyan social entrepreneur whose company is connecting smallholder farmers across Africa into global supply chains has won the Commonwealth Secretary-General’s Innovation Award for Sustainable Development. John Oroko, the co-founder of Selina Wamucii, received the recognition for the work his innovative company is doing in integrating smallholder …

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