Tag Archives: Kenya

Food Security through the Lens of Smallholder Farmers in Kenya

7/19/17 – This blog post is written by students in the Global Social and Sustainable Enterprise MBA program at Colorado State University who have founded FarmRise to address the challenge of food security in Kenya. Albert Einstein might as well … Continue reading

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Enter Maurice: Being an International Student at CSU

4/22/16 – This guest blog post is written by Maurice Kigada, a student in the Global Social and Sustainable Enterprise MBA program at Colorado State University. Maurice is from Nairobi, Kenya, and shares his experiences being an international student in … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurship Week in Nairobi: A Recap

4/23/14 – This recap was written by Josh Kabuage, an intern for the New Economy Venture Accelerator – Africa (NEVAA) at our partner university in Nairobi, United States International University (USIU). The plethora of activities that took place there not … Continue reading

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Travel and Learn! A Family Experiencing Rural Kenya for the First Time

11/21/13 – This guest post is written by Doreen Mugure, a Kenyan student in the Global Social and Sustainable Enterprise MBA Program, which requires two months of field work during the summer practicum experience. Being a mother of two young … Continue reading

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Institutionalizing Energy Efficiency in Kenya: Making money while making Kenyan institutions more efficient

7/24/13 – Stories from the Field: This post was written by Akiba Energy Solutions, a team of MBA students in the Global Social and Sustainable Enterprise MBA program at Colorado State University who are spending their summer investigating how to … Continue reading

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Seeing Is Believing: The Power of Social Enterprise via Photos

Thanks to our wonderful GSSE MBA alumni for providing these wonderful photos. Enjoy! -Kat

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Wow Kenya: Harnessing the Creativity and Energy of Young Entrepreneurs

Wow!  Big things are happening in Kenya, and I’m not talking about the recent presidential election.  Yes, the world has breathed a collective sigh of relief that a highly contested election did not lead to a repeat of the violence … Continue reading

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Venture Profile: Akiba Cooking Solutions

2/26/2013 – Akiba Cooking Solutions is a start-up currently being developed at Colorado State University.  It is a joint effort between a team of MBA students in the Global Social and Sustainable Enterprise Program and engineers in the Advanced Cookstoves … Continue reading

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