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Sriram Bharatam

Founder & Chief Mentor at Kuza

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Employees 21–50
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.

Notable Achievements

  • Impacted over 6.0 million youth & created 153,321 new jobs to date. Program partners include the World Bank, UN, 30+ local governments.
  • Working with over 5,000 rural youth entrepreneurs, having reached more than a million small farmers to date.
  • As a certified BCorp Kuza achieved the Best for the world recognition globally three years in a row.

Currently Operating in 14 Regions

Press Mentions

August 27, 2020

Young Entrepreneur Rethinks Future, Pursues Rural Agribusiness | Feed the Future

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May 10, 2024

How tech is making farming, agribusiness ‘cool’ for youth

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March 1, 2023

Why new tech holds the key for small businesses in agriculture

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October 21, 2020

B-Talks by Leen - B-TALK #18: Kuza

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