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Kevin Lubembe

Project Manager & Co-Founder., Ukulima Halisi

Biography

Kevin is the Co-founder and Project Manager for Ukulima Halisi- A social venture Project that has revolutionised tea farming in Kenya by adopting notifications and schedule planning between the tea farmers and the different tea factories via mobile phone. Prior to moving to South Africa, He worked for Equity Group Foundation under the Wings to Fly Program, a project that provides full scholarship funding for needy bright students in Kenya.

As the Project Manager for Ukulima Halisi project, Kevin’s mission is to create innovative Information Technology systems that will help streamline agricultural processes in Kenya and enable farmers to make a better living. Kevin is a Research Fellow for Foundation for Innovation and Technology -Africa, an organization that provides consultancy on Innovation Policies and Technology Management in Pretoria.

Kevin is also a MasterCard Foundation Postgraduate Scholar at the University of Pretoria, an Alumni of USAID scholarship in Kenya and alumni of The Common Purpose Future Leader's Experience in Johannesburg, South Africa.