Kenya

COUNTRY OVERVIEW

Inkomoko opened in Kenya in 2019, and with more than 155 staff in 7 locations, we are reaching refugees, host communities, and secondary cities with a mix of advisory and financing services. In Kenya, we launched Sharia-compliant financing products to ensure full economic inclusion of clients.

IMPACT

To date, Inkomoko has worked with more than 12,000 clients in Kenya. We have deployed more than $4.4 million in capital to clients, who have created more than 2500 new jobs in Kenya.

INKOMOKO LOCATIONS

Nairobi hosts Inkomoko’s Kenya headquarters, with a team of staff from across the country. The Nairobi office provides support to our field offices, which work with more than 12,000 entrepreneurs. In Nairobi, we have launched a new urban refugee program, aiming to serve over 2,000 refugees and strengthen 20 Refugee-Led Organizations.

  • Kakuma, Kalobeyei & Turkana – In northwestern Kenya, Inkomoko serves over 4000 refugees and host community entrepreneurs each year.
  • Garissa & Dadaab – We now serve more than 2000 entrepreneurs in Garissa County and Dadaab refugee camp. We are piloting micro-insurance products in Dadaab to enhance business resilience after recent market fires.
  • Mombasa – Mombasa – Along Kenya’s coast, Inkomoko works with local entrepreneurs and urban refugees, aiming to reach 800 by year's end.
  • Eldoret – In Kenya's fastest-growing town, Inkomoko has served more than 66 entrepreneurs since launching in October 2022, focusing on market linkages for greater economic opportunity.

KEY PARTNERS

Inkomoko is grateful for the support of a range of partners across Kenya who facilitate our operations and work. In particular, Inkomoko would like to thank the following for the support of our work in Kenya:

  • Inkomoko Kenya Advisory Board members
  • Kakuma Kalobeyei Challenge Fund
  • Kenya Department of Refugee Services
  • Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • UNCHR Kenya

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