Biashara Africa Organizes An Online Bootcamp To Help Female, Youth, And PWD-Owned Small Businesses Leverage Leading Marketplaces To Grow

Nairobi | 03.07.2024

In the realm of commerce, female, youth, and persons with disabilities (PWD) owned small businesses face a mix of challenges and opportunities. A critical avenue for their growth lies in leveraging online marketplaces.

To support these entrepreneurs, Biashara Africa has organized an Online Small Business Bootcamp focused on helping them scale and expand their businesses through leading marketplaces in Kenya.

Program partners include: Shop Zetu | The Kenya Export Promotion and Branding Agency | Sky.Garden | Lipa Later | Pezesha | In My Steps Foundation | Pickup Mtaani | Biashara Studio

The bootcamp features three sessions:

  1. Selling on Shop Zetu Marketplace
  1. Selling on KEPROBA’s Marketplace and Applying for “Made In Kenya” Mark
  1. Selling on Sky Garden Marketplace


About the Partners and how to benefit from their offerings:

Shop Zetu 

Is the marketplace for curated trendy and diverse fashion and lifestyle products, giving customers access to both international and African brands. Learn more on

Signup to sell on Shop Zetu Marketplace on 

The Kenya Export Promotion and Branding Agency (KEPROBA) 

Is a State Corporation established under the State Corporations Act Cap 446 through Legal Notice No.110 of August 9th, 2019 after the merger of the Export Promotion Council and Brand Kenya Board. The Agency’s mandate is to implement export promotion and nation branding initiatives and policies to promote Kenya’s export of goods and services. Learn More on

Register as a Seller on KEPROBA’s Marketplace on

Register for “Made In Kenya” Mark on

Sky Garden

Sky Garden is a one stop online marketplace that supports small businesses to grow. Learn More on

Signup to sell on Sky Garden Marketplace on 

Lipa Later

Gives your customers the opportunity to Buy Now and Lipa Later in flexible monthly installments. Learn More on 

To register, signup to sell on Sky Garden Marketplace on 

Pickup Mtaani

Pickup Mtaani serves online sellers by offering affordable product delivery services to their customers through its Mtaani agents. You can also rent a shelf to serve as a drop-off & Pick-up point for your products. Learn More on 

Contacts: Telephone: +254110151006 and Office: Philadelphia House, Tom Mboya Street, Nairobi

Signup on


Provides loans to small businesses. Learn More on

Apply for a loan on (select “I am a Merchant” option)

InMySteps Foundation

The foundation matches organizations with well trained interns. The interns are provided with essential training, mentorship, and career coaching before placement. Learn More on

Apply to be matched with an intern on

Biashara Studio

Is a Small Business Studio designed to help Small Businesses with their branding and marketing material like Fliers, Posters, Food Menu, Product labels/ branding. 

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