Kenya

COUNTRY OVERVIEW

Inkomoko opened in Kenya in 2019, and with more than 40 staff in 6 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 7000 clients in Kenya. We have deployed more than $1.7 million in capital to clients, who have created more than 2500 new jobs in Kenya as of the last count in 2021.

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 nearly 7,000 entrepreneurs in 2022.

  • Kakuma, Kalobeyei & Turkana (Launched 2019) – In northwestern Kenya, Inkomoko serves over 4000 refugees and host community entrepreneurs each year.
  • Garissa & Dadaab (Launched 2021) - We now serve more than 400 entrepreneurs in Garissa County, and building on this success, Inkomoko expand into Dadaab, where we work with 1600 Recent market fires in Dadaab have spurred Inkomoko to pilot micro-insurance product.
  • Mombasa (Launched 2021) - Along Kenya’s coast, Inkomoko works with SMEs in the tourism and hospitality industries, in export, and in manufacturing. From our office in Nyali, the Mombasa team serves more than 30 SMEs each year.
  • Eldoret (Coming 2022) – As part of Inkomoko’s strategy to create market linkages, Eldoret is the newest Inkomoko site in Kenya. As the fastest growing town in Kenya, Inkomoko will serve 1000 entrepreneurs in the next year. Check our job page to join our Eldoret team.

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 Refugee Affairs Secretariat
  • Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • UNCHR Kenya