John kimani
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John kimani commented on Business Fights Poverty's event 'How to Grow a Successful Enterprise Development Programme'
"The question of  access to affordable housing especially for low/lower middle income families in urban areas could also be discussed.Our desire/passion as a small scale social enterprise  to make an impact in our community around Nairobi…"
Jan 8, 2014
John kimani is now a member of Business Fights Poverty
Nov 13, 2012

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Job Title
Director
Organisation
Roadmast Enterprises
Sector
I am a social entrepreneur
Website:
http://www.roadmastravel.co.ke
About my work:
Business to create employment and wealth as a way of uplifting communities.We are also very very passionate about providing affordable homes for many urban families in low and lower middle income segments in our community especially Nairobi and the outskirts.We will use rapid construction technology to save costs and time so that we can sell decent 3 bedroom homes at below US$ 40,000.We believe we can make a big difference when we start with the first project of close to 800 homes with all the basic amenities.Raising funds from commercial banks and profit oriented investors is however a challenge but by sharing our passion we believe like minded people will assist us.Highlighting the issue by the Daily Nation in Kenya has also helped in generating interest from potential buyers especially those in credit and cooperative societies because they can obtain loans at low interest to acquire the much needed homes.
Topics on my radar:
Base of the Pyramid, Enterprise Development, Finance and Investment
Other Topics on my radar:
Fundraising for social enterprises

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