On Creating an Eco-friendly African Brand - A Conversation with Kevine Kagirimpundu
Welcome to season two of the podcast! This first episode features Kevine Kagirimpundu, CEO and co-founder of Uzuri K&Y. She was named among the top 10 heroes creating change across Africa in 2019 by the Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative. In today's conversation, Kevine talks about her entrepreneurial journey with her company Uzuri K&Y, a shoe brand established in Rwanda which recycles waste into functional and fashionable products. She also shares her passion for empowering youth and women especially from urban vulnerable communities. Listen to her story.
Please note that the recording conditions were not optimal. In spite of our best efforts, there is still some residual background noise and we hope this will not affect your listening experience. Thank you for your kind understanding.
Uzuri K&Y website: https://about.uzuriky.com
Kevine’s TEDx talk “Passion as a tool to start and build a business”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iy6VhPIUpDY