Mpower Limited

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Mpower Limited is a social enterprise run by women directors. Janet Katisya is a founder Director and the Managing Director. They focus on empowerment of women entrepreneurs by providing networking forums, marketing platforms and entrepreneur training. They provide services to male and female entrepreneurs but focus on women.

Mpower Limited guiding principle is Women Empowering Women in Africa.  Their motto is Network Learn Grow!

They have a network of over 400 women entrepreneurs on the network entrepreneurs can sell their products, get referrals and generally motivate each other.

Mpower Limited is a member of Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Women in Business.

Ladies High Tea is their flagship product. It is a forum exclusively for women entrepreneurs every 2 months. They have key note speakers on various topics. Entrepreneurs discuss their entrepreneur journey and share successes and strategies on how to overcome challenges.

Their Entrepreneurship training is experienced based to give practical skills and solutions for the Entrepreneur. They engage practitioners and government agencies to conduct the training.

Their success as a Company is when they help entrepreneurs make connections that help grow their business.  They find that women are able to be audacious and enter into entrepreneurship after interacting one on one with other entrepreneurs. They celebrate the number of new entrepreneurs who have emerged from their activities and celebrate the growth of existing entrepreneurs in their network.

They noted that customers have a hard time locating SME’s who offer products and services. They created a directory, Mpower Directory that shows the location of the business. They are also developing an app to reach more customers.

The Mpower Directory www.mpowerdirectory.com  is a GPS online directory that provides SME’S with a platform for a digital presence. It’s FREE to get listed. Get Listed Get Known!

The Mpower Directory allows the user to promote their business and make it easy for customers to locate the entrepreneur near them. Customers can review the SME’s which creates market confidence for the SME’s.  They currently have almost 200 businesses listed and expect to increase this to over 500 in the next 3 months.

An entrepreneur with a product or service would like to SELL. For this Mpower Limited organizes trade exhibitions and bazaars at least twice a year. Here entrepreneurs can test their products in a real market and attract new customers.

Through the digital platforms they have been able to reach a wider audience and spread their services beyond Mombasa.

Websites: www.mpowerwomen.co.ke and www.mpoweerdirectory.com

Facebook: Mpower Women Kenya

Instagram: mpower_women

Twitter: @MpowerWomenKe

Contact on 0790408849 | 0731993953 or info@mpowerwomen.co.ke

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