International Women’s Day 2024: CELEBRATING four (4) Women-Owned Small Businesses

07.03.2024 | Nairobi

Biashara Africa’s commitment to supporting Women-Owned Small Businesses during International Women’s Day 2024, themed “Invest in Women, Accelerate Progress,” is unwavering. As a champion of women entrepreneurs, we recognize the immense potential and impact these businesses have on local economies and communities and believe we are not only empowering individuals but also accelerating progress towards a more inclusive and prosperous future for all. Happy International Women’s Day!

In celebration of International Women’s Day, we are delighted to shine a spotlight on four remarkable women-owned small businesses.

Caroline Ng’ang’a, Founder – Crafts With Meaning

About Crafts With Meaning

We manufacture, sell and distribute bags, home decor products, corporate merchandise and lifestyle accessories by leveraging on the skills of artisans and creatives, most of them underserved and working in remote corners of Kenya and Uganda. 

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Crafts With Meaning is the Winner of the Small Business of the Year Award 2023

Dianga Ochino, Founder – DIRO Jewellers

About DIRO Jewellers

We are producers and manufacturers of handcrafted fashion accessories and jewelers. Working with locally available materials such as Brass, Horn, Bone and Stones and sometimes run upcycling projects which involve paper and other media. 

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DIRO Jewellers is the Winner of the Female-Owned Small Business of the Year Award 2023

Rakhi Shah, Director – Chairs R Us Ltd.

About Chairs R Us Ltd.

In the heart of Kenya, a unique adventure began in 2016. Two visionaries, Rakhi Shah and Deval Suchak, saw a gap in the furniture market and decided to fill it with comfort and style. Thus, Chairs R Us was born, a company dedicated to providing ergonomic excellence in seating solutions. “Equipped with an accounting diploma and experience from a Kenyan Bank. Chairs R Us was born in 2016 with the idea of creating a niche market in the furniture sector” RAKHI SHAH, DIRECTOR. 

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Chairs R Us Ltd. is the Winner of the Fastest Growing Small Business Award

Sylvia Akinsiku, Founder – Andy Speaks 4 Special Needs Persons

About Andy Speaks 4 Special Needs Persons

WE ARE CHAMPIONS OF EQUITY. Andy Speaks sets out to “BE the VOICE” of Neurodivergent persons & their caregivers. We set out to EDUCATE the society on matters neurodiversity, ADVOCATE for the rights & implementation of policies addressing special needs persons, Provide SUPPORT to parents and the neurodiverse persons by running programs that impact their lives to facilitate their independence & INTEGRATION to the community. 

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Andy Speaks 4 Special Needs Persons is the Winner of the Diversity and Inclusion Award 2023




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