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Top 22 financial institutions offering agribusiness loans to farmers in Kenya

Agribusiness Loans In Kenya

  Access to starting capital is a major issue for many Kenyan youths who want to venture into farming. The problem is not that Kenyan banks do not offer farm finance (agribusiness loans or agri-loans). In fact, a good percent of banks and other financial institutions in Kenya have at least one type of farm loan. …

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How parents and teachers discourage youth agripreneurship in Kenya


  Active youth participation in agriculture is crucial for optimal utilization of young peoples’ potential in contributing to the agribusiness goals of employment and wealth creation, increasing income generation, and achieving food and nutrition security in the country. However, numerous obstacles stand in the way to successful youth agripreneurship in Kenya. Among the most important of …

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Limited access to affordable financial services impacting youth participation in agribusiness in Kenya

Adequate agribusiness financing encourages young peoples' entry into agriculture

  Poor financing makes it hard for young people to enter into agribusiness and commercialize their new agricultural ventures. In fact, the majority of youth in agriculture today raised capital through their personal savings or via family contributions having failed to secure long-term funding from banks. At the same time, the bureaucracies associated with rare financial …

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Top 10 obstacles to successful youth agripreneurship in Kenya


  Kenya is facing an ever-rising need to invest in agriculture. This trend is driven by numerous factors including the growing demand for food by the country’s increasing population. But Kenya isn’t alone. According to The World Bank’s estimates, the global demand for food will grow by 70% by 2050. On the other hand, Food and …

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How Jumia lied to its customers and the public


  Jumia, has been recognized as one of the most successful e-commerce platforms in the African continent. During its years of “grace,” Jumia was boastfully identified as the “Amazon of Africa.” However, what many people fail to understand is that the “first African tech start-up to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange” is merely …

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COVID-19: What will happen to employees who refuse to get vaccinated?


  An important question that has emerged since COVID-19 vaccination began is the question of whether employees will be subjected to a mandatory vaccination by their employers. A recent Pew Research survey shows that 39%  (which is approximately 4 out of 10) Americans are not ready to be vaccinated. However, if you are an employee, you …

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Are Americans and Africans willing to receive Pfizer and BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine?


  Late last year, Pfizer and BioNTech presented to the world, the first COVID-19 vaccine. The American biopharmaceutical companies reported that its vaccine would effectively protect people against potential illnesses related to the dangerous virus. However, since the distribution and use of the vaccine began, there have been several conspiracy theories surrounding its safety with some claiming …

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Revealed! What Raila Junior paid Wambui Kibukosya’s father for dowry


   Paying dowry is a traditional practice, at least among most Kenya tribes. Among the Luos and their neighbors, the Luyiah community, it is considerably hard, if not impossible, to find parents who will accept to give you their daughter for free. The interesting thing is that this tradition is a respecter of no man; …

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Mozambique hit by a deadly Tropical Cyclone Eloise


   For most African countries, Tropical Cyclone Eloise are rare occurrences. In fact, most Africans in the age of 70s and above have never experienced Tropical Cyclone Eloise, and possibly, do not even understand what a Tropical Cyclone is all about. Well, for South Africa and Mozambique, Tropical Cyclone Eloise is understood by every human …

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Barely a week and Joe Biden has overturned mountains of Trump’s regulations!


   The U.S’ 46th President, Joe Biden is barely a week in the White House. The new head of state was inaugurated on 20th of January 2021, replacing the controversial one-term, retired president Donald Trump. Within the few hours he has been in power, Joe Biden has made significant transformations confirming the obvious fact that …

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