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Kenya

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Part # 1: People, cities, and nature in Kenya.
Part # 2: Some businesses and communities in Kenya.


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Kenya

  1. 1. Kenya
  2. 2. Part # 1 People, cities, and nature in Kenya
  3. 3. Kenya Area 580,000 km2. 10% is arable land. Population 45 million people. 24% live in cities. Languages English, Kiswahili, and numerous indigenous languages. Internet users About 10% of the population. Life expectancy 64 years. GDP per capita USD 1,800. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ke.html
  4. 4. Some cities in Kenya https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ke.html
  5. 5. https://ssl.panoramio.com/photo/14644967 Nairobi
  6. 6. https://ssl.panoramio.com/photo/21523528 Nabiyotum Crater Lake Turkana.
  7. 7. Hot springs of Lake Bogoria, Rift Valley http://issuu.com/svengvp/docs/bestofkenya/1
  8. 8. Fishermen near Malindi https://ssl.panoramio.com/photo/30556748
  9. 9. Gazelle in Masai Mara national reserve. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ke.html
  10. 10. http://issuu.com/svengvp/docs/bestofkenya/1 Flamingos at Lake Nakuru
  11. 11. https://ssl.panoramio.com/photo/64021408 Impala at Tsavo National Park
  12. 12. Part # 2 Some businesses and communities in Kenya
  13. 13. Agriculture
  14. 14. https://vimeo.com/113115187 Coffee
  15. 15. Kiam- bethu tea farm in Linuvu. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ke.html
  16. 16. Small scale farmers plucking tea leaves http://issuu.com/svengvp/docs/best-of-kenya-vol-02/67
  17. 17. More than 300,000 tons of tea are shipped from Kenya each year. From no other country in the world are so much tea shipped. Most of the tea sold in Kenya is sold as a commodity on the Mombasa auction market, ending up under labels such as Twinings and Tetley. Mahajan, Vijay: Africa Rising, p. 187.
  18. 18. 25% of Europe's cut flowers come from Kenya http://www.economist.com/node/10657231
  19. 19. The booming flower, exotic fruit and vegetable trade employs 135,000 people and exports more than USD 350 million a year – 35% of all Kenyan exports. http://viewswire.eiu.com/report_dl.asp?mode=fi&fi=1523246737.PDF
  20. 20. Clean energy
  21. 21. Hydroelectricity plants in Kenya provide more than 70% of all output. Main hydrostations in Kenya  Kindaruma.  Gitaru.  Kamburu.  Masinga.  Kiambere.  Turkwel Gorge Hydroelectric station.  Sondu Miriu. http://issuu.com/svengvp/docs/best-of-kenya-vol-02/67
  22. 22. KenGen is planning a 280MW geothermal project. Going forward, it is envisaged that up to 140MW will be installed from geothermal resources every year for the next 8 years from 2014. KenGen is 70% government owned. The remaining shares are owned by the public through the Nairobi Stock Exchange. Sources http://issuu.com/svengvp/docs/best-of-kenya-vol-02/67, p. 148. http://www.kengen.co.ke/
  23. 23. http://www.solafriqueltd.com/
  24. 24. Health care
  25. 25. http://www.totohealth.org/
  26. 26. Financial services
  27. 27. http://www.economist.com/news/economic-and-financial-indicators/21618842-mobile-money-developing-countries Kenyaisworldleader inmobilemoney
  28. 28. M-PESA lets people transfer cash using their phones, and is by far the most successful scheme of its type on earth. http://www.economist.com/blogs/economist-explains/2013/05/economist-explains-18
  29. 29. Barclays Kenya. http://www.barclays.com/africa/kenya CfC Stanbic Bank. http://www.cfcstanbicbank.co.ke/Kenya/ Co-op Bank. http://www.co-opbank.co.ke/ Diamond Trust of Kenya. Equity Bank. http://www.equitybank.co.ke/ http://jamiiborabank.co.ke/ KCB Kenya. http://www.kcbbankgroup.com/ke/ Kenya Commercial Bank. K-Rep Bank. http://www.k-repbank.com/ http://www.mixmarket.org/mfi/country/Kenya NIC Bank. http://www.safaricom.co.ke/personal/m-pesa Standard Chartered Bank Kenya.
  30. 30. Other
  31. 31. http://info.mzalendo.com/
  32. 32. http://www.code4kenya.org/
  33. 33. https://www.facebook.com/InnovateKenya

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