Responsive Innovators
Improving Delivery Channels
that reduce Trade and Employment Gaps

Meet the Team

We are driven by passion for improved supply chains, innovation and sustainability. We thrive on applying our expertise while learning and adapting to a fast paced environment.
Jessie Nyirenda
Head - Strategic Partnerships

Leads Strategy for Sustainable Partnerships. These include Manufacturer, Distribution, Chains Stores and Services Investment Portfolios. Jessie has over 15 years' experience in banking and finance sectors and is an Associate Member of the Zambia Institute of Banking and Financial Services.

Mweshi Mwenda
Chief Operations Officer

Leads operations and performance in Zambia. He ensures functionality, accountability and safeguards of local teams. Mweshi oversees the Kinda Trade Product enhancement, testing and resourcing. He is lead liaison person with Headquarters in Kenya. He has over 15 years’ experience gained in various sectors in Africa and the United States.

Alex Chilombo
Product and Service Delivery Manager

Leads our impact work which focuses on cushioning against and transitioning informal traders through shocks and crises - like market fires and COVID- 19. He's tasked with driving innovation and responsive service and product delivery and monitoring impact and results. He has over three years' experience. Alex leads our portfolio on youth employment which focusses on creation of employment for youth though our logistics and delivery channels.

Chris Ogutu
Product and Service Delivery Manager

Leads our impact work in Kenya which focuses on cushioning against and transitioning informal traders through shocks and crises. He's tasked with driving innovation and responsive service and product delivery and has been instrumental in development of our micro credit platform. He has served in this role since 2017.

Brenda Achieng
Operations and Compliance Manager

Leads compliance and accountability. Tracks team performance. In charge of Human Resources, Accounts, Legal and Partnerships. Coordinates regional team operations and performance. Oversees performance of company policies and procedures.

Meet the Advisors

Thoughtful, concise, structural and constructive leadership.
Veyrl Adell
Founder and Solution Architect

Gender economist, driven by passion, committed to excellence and excited by positive change. Raised in rural Kenya; lived in India, Rwanda, Swaziland and Zambia. World thought leader, advisor, coach and public speaker.

Robert Yawe
Advisor - Investments and Products Performance

Designer of local and wide area networks with a vast knowledge and experience in open and proprietary connectivity solutions. Implement cost effective and low maintenance solutions for the Small and medium enterprises Financial literacy coach. Specialties: structured cabling design and installation, local area networks LAN, wide area networks WAN, groupware solutions design implementation and support, cashflow 101 facilitator, corporate mentor, real estate developer, financial literacy coach, board director, investment group training, real estate project originator, stock broker agent, personal financial training, women financial empowerment, financial literacy writer, ict writer, exhibition adjudicator.

Vwanganji Bowa
Advisor - Zambia & SADC

Vwanganji Amatende Bowa is a social entrepreneur and business enthusiast with over 15 years experience in retail banking, Micro finance and agricultural finance. She has a strong background in women and youth empowerment programming, financial education and community development.

She has a commitment to and a passion for financial inclusion with a particular interest in expanding women's access to financial services especially in rural and remote areas. She is motivated by a high sense of performance excellence and a sense of urgency to ensure low-income households and individuals have knowledge, access to and utilize appropriate and affordable financial services and solutions and envisions a world with equal opportunity for women, youth and men.

She previously worked as a Gender Diversity and Disability Consultant for FSD Zambia and currently offers support in a foreign mission through engaging and collaboration with the host government on crisis prevention, preparedness and response.

Se holds a Master of Commerce, Post Graduate degree in Business Development with a speciliasation in project management, a degree in Development Studies and Certificate in Digital Money and a Burton Morgan Certificate in Business and Entrepreneurship from Purdue University.

Samuel Chepkwesi
Advisor - Grants, Compliance, Procurement, Operations, Safeguards

Experienced Grants and Finance Manager with background training and hands on skills in project accounting, audit processes, risk assessment, compliance enforcement, budgeting, financial reporting, Institution of Internal Controls, Procurement, and, Payables & receivables management. Possesses good team working skills, communication skills and exercises good judgment skills. Experienced in working with Institutional donors including USAID, DFID, DANIDA, CIDA, Bill Gates Foundation and UN Grants