At Nairobi Job Fair, U.S. Partners join Devex, and Others to Help Grow Business in Africa

By George Bamu on November 3, 2013

Devex Career Fair in Nairobi
RTI International

RTI International Office in Nairobi, Kenya

At a recent career fair in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi, business leaders from Kenya, as well as foundations and sponsors from the United States, gathered to discuss, exhibit and answer questions about strategies for job creation, business start-up and success in the age of information technology.

Sponsored by the Rockefeller Foundation, the event brought together international NGO’s, contractors, donors, local partners and candidates to exchange information on issues around entrepreneurship, business ideas, the financial services, loans, and team building.

“Africa is one of the fastest regional economies of the world,” said Aaron Williams, Executive Vice President, International development at RTI International.…

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Uhuru Child Helping to End Poverty in Kenya

By Maggie Bridgforth on May 6, 2013

Uhuru Child
Uhuru Child

Participants at Uhuru Child benefit concert at Shine Restaurant, Boulder CO.

One hundred and thirty people, many of them students from the University of Colorado at Boulder, gathered for an Uhuru Child benefit concert on April 25.

Uhuru Child, an organization that creates employment for adults and provides children access to quality education in East Africa, hosted its first ever concert at Shine Restaurant and Gathering Place in Boulder, Colorado.

The event raised over $1,300 and helped create awareness for the organization’s mission – to find creative solutions to fight poverty – on the CU campus.

Local bands The Whicker and Pine, The Belle Jar and Jay Kraemer and Friends played and helped Uhuru raise awareness for the organization’s mission to end poverty in Kenya.…

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