Author: Frank Kitonga

President, Nuru Social Enterprises — Prior to Nuru, Frank Kitonga built the BoP Innovation Center in the East African Region within the inclusive business industry. He successfully developed a high value portfolio with projects including NETFUND Award program, 2SCALE (Agribusiness Incubator), GAIN Market Place program, Unilever / DFID TRANSFORM project and the KMAP project with Farm Africa. During his 15 year tenure in the corporate world, Frank was involved in many projects in the disciplines of supply chain, finance, procurement and information and communications technology. At Nestle, Frank was part of the International Nestle Group Audit team, implemented the SAP & TPM programs in 10 countries in Equatorial Africa and pioneered the Africa Sourcing Project. At Unilever, he implemented the Sankofa project which linked all Sub-Saharan countries into a single ERP system and also transformed the OMO brand from losing to growing market share as management accountant. Frank is passionate about inclusive business. He is based in Kenya from where he works to transform lives through a pragmatic, boots-on-the-ground approach.
How a community of farmers inspired me to leave Corporate Africa and join Nuru Social Enterprises

I spent the last 17 years working for some of the finest, most prestigious businesses in Africa and in the world as well….