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Monthly Archives: August 2017

29 Aug 2017

Meet our 2017 interns – Ian’s story

My name is Ian Mutua Alex, currently a final year student pursuing a course that will lead to the degree of Bachelor in Agricultural and Bioengineering systems engineering. In all my years as a student, it has always been clear to me that Poverty and Famine are one of the biggest problems unfortunately pulling my continent Africa back to the days of old.  It has always been a big concern to me on a personal level and that is why […]

29 Aug 2017

Meet our 2017 interns- Alice’s story

MY STORY AT OJAY GREENE. By Alice Wanjiru Life is an interesting journey. It has its peaks and valleys twists and turns you never know where it takes you, you can actually get an interesting surprise. Ojay Greene has had its portion of the journey, from a point of its outmost success to a point of significant lows, but there is a lady who has not been shaken with all this, the face behind Ojay Greene, Yvette Ondachi. Ever since […]

29 Aug 2017

Meet our 2017 Interns – Florence’s Story

3 LESSONS FROM MY INTERNSHIP EXPERIENCE AT OJAY GREENE.  BY FLORENCE MUIA Usually when you get an internship, you already know what to expect. An introduction and consequent routine for the next eight weeks which can be quite frustraiting to be honest. This however, has not been the case for my internship at Ojay Greene. Eye-opening, mentally –engaging and inspiring are just but a few of the adjectives that I would use to describe my time at Ojay Greene. The […]

29 Aug 2017

Meet our 2017 interns – Mercy’s Story

What My internship Means to Me! The most impactful thing my experience at Ojay Greene has taught me is to find my passion, my big fat audacious goal. Through the various tasks and assignments given to us I found myself on a journey of self-discovery. My goal is to show others what great economic potential agribusiness has in Kenya today. My internship also allowed me to explore my capabilities and realize some of my strengths both professionally and personally. I […]

29 Aug 2017

Meet our 2017 interns – Anaclate’s story

Ojay Greene Gave Me an Opportunity to Grow The morning of my first day at Ojay Greene, a social enterprise in Hurlingham was clouded with fear, perhaps fear of the unknown. Even though this was the case, I had my expectations- learn, network, impact lives positively by offering solutions to human problems and an opportunity to offer my skills and knowledge that I hoped my internship at the firm will make a reality. This was affirmed by Yvette Ondachi, the […]

29 Aug 2017

Meet our 2017 interns – Owade’s Story

I have always thought of myself as someone who is meant to feed the world. This is a big and scary vision, yet is one of the things that drives me and has informed most of my choices over the past few years. One of the most significant decisions I have made so far is interning at Ojay Greene. The period I have been at the company has offered me great insights into an industry I thought I understood well. […]

29 Aug 2017

Meet our 2017 Interns – Yvette’s Story

Why Ojay Greene? What makes us go back to restaurants is the memory of an incomparable taste of quality and service. Africa is full of life, full of nature, full of beauty, an incomparable and irresistible richness of culture. A home that is so welcoming with endless opportunities. That has been my dream, bringing the taste of Africa into the market. Ojay Greene indeed has offered it at its best. Being part of this worthwhile internship journey has accelerated my […]

29 Aug 2017

Youth Involvement in Transforming Agriculture

The youth represent the new face of agriculture in Kenya and the whole sub saharan African continent as a whole. Here are the main reasons why: One in every 3 Kenyans is considered a youth They represent 60% of the workforce in Kenya The Irony is that current youth unemployment is at 64% Ojay Greene is intentional about involving the youth as active game changers in Transforming Agriculture in Kenya. In 2017, Ojay Greene conducted an internship program hosting 8 high […]