Jesse Karanja

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Jesse Karanja




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Jesse is a social entrepreneur, MC, techie, and sports enthusiast. Driven by his passion for social transformation, he co-founded U-Savers, a Fintech company that aimed to provide a savings platform for young people in Kenya and inculcate a savings culture among them. He has worked with organizations such as Vitabu Vyetu, The Kenya Youth Congress, and AIESEC to educate and empower the youth. His work has earned him opportunities to represent his country in international conferences, and he was awarded the Young Upcoming Community Champion award in 2016 by the UN-Habitat. He recently co-founded Zindua School an Ed-tech company aiming to make technical information available and affordable in Kenya and beyond. He is currently pursuing a degree in Computer Science at the University of Nairobi. He hopes to use his skills and expertise to influence positive change in health care, sports, and governance in Africa.