Working with informal workers helping them to learn, connect and grow at scale
Headquarters Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya
Kuza is a mobile-first micro-learning platform offering youth, women, and micro-entrepreneurs from informal communities the opportunities to learn, connect, and grow on their own terms and at their own convenience. The company creates opportunities for the under-served communities. Working alongside 3,500 agri-entrepreneurs, 500,000 farmers within 4,500 villages, Kuza’s platform creates a sustainable model leveraging philanthropy, CSR, and private sector participation in opportunities to drive growth to its users. Kuza offers mentorship/business support and access to credit markets via its ONE digital network, enabling the communities they serve to access the knowledge economy. This is done through its massive digital catalog of bite-size content which dramatically reduces the upskilling and networking costs and can be made accessible in off-grid areas.
- Impacted over 4.8 million youth & created 150,000 new jobs across Africa and South Asia in seven years.
- B Corporation's #BestForTheWorld2019 Honoree for providing value to their customers.
- Partners include World Bank, Tata Trust, and Gates Foundation and they currently work with over 4,500 villages and close to 250,000 farmers.
August 27, 2020
Young Entrepreneur Rethinks Future, Pursues Rural Agribusiness | Feed the Future
Find out how Feed the Future is helping bring sustainable livelihoods to rural communities in Kenya by empowering young farmers through mentorship and training.Read on Feed the Future »
March 1, 2023
Why new tech holds the key for small businesses in agriculture
Kuza was one of three winners in the recent Africa-Korea Agtech Innovation Summit held in Nairobi. The Standard had a chat with Sriram Bharatam, founder and CEO on the impact of the win on their...Read on The Standard »
October 21, 2020
B-Talks by Leen - B-TALK #18: Kuza
How African companies leapfrog over most Western companies with new technology. Famous Kenian entrepreneur Sriram Bharatam has built a public health solution and is using that technology to now...Read on Google Podcasts »
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