About Us

EKONNECT is a transformative project dedicated to fostering the growth of local Eco-preneurs through the power of technology and mentorship. At EKONNECT, we recognize the crucial role that environmentally conscious entrepreneurs play in addressing global challenges. Our initiative is rooted in providing mentorship, guidance, and business linkages to empower Eco-preneurs on their journey towards creating sustainable enterprises.

we have a web based platform that allows for online one on one and group mentorship sessions, E learning and collaborations.

Our platform offers a range of features, including:

  • Self-registration for SME entrepreneurs and mentors
  • Online automated assessment for potential mentees
  • Collaboration platform for mentors
  • Appointment scheduling for mentees and mentors
  • Data capture for auditing deliverables
  • Feedback mechanisms for mentees and mentors
  • Resources on Eco-preneurship

Beneficiary Profile:

Our target is to work with at least 50 Eco-preneurs, primarily SMEs in four counties: Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu, Nakuru & Machakos. We specifically focus on women-led Eco-preneurs in Agribusiness, Waste, Energy, Health, and Fashion, aged between 24 and 45, with traction demonstrated through sales and at least one year of business experience.

Benefits For Mentees

Personalized mentorship: Each mentee will be paired with a mentor who will provide a one-on-one guidance, support, and personalized career advice.

Professional development: Mentees will have access to workshops, training sessions, and other resources that will help them develop their skills and advance their careers.

Networking opportunities: This program will provide opportunities for mentees to connect with other professionals in their industry, build meaningful relationships, and expand their network.

Safe and inclusive space: Eko-nnect will provide a supportive and inclusive environment where mentees can express themselves freely, learn from their peers, and receive constructive feedback.

– Learn from the real-life experiences of successful entrepreneurs.


We address challenges such as lack of information on sustainable practices, technical knowledge gaps, coping with technological challenges, and the need for networks to navigate the entrepreneurial journey. EKONNECT offers benefits like inclusive economic growth, gender equality, poverty reduction, employment opportunities, and access to information to scale businesses.

Our Approach:

We collaborate with potential and existing businesses solving environmental challenges through industry linkages, virtual learning, one-on-one mentoring, informative content, online courses, knowledge sharing, and capacity building.

Become a part of EKONNECT by signing up as a mentor or mentee. We create value for partners and stakeholders in the climate industry through mentorship and networking opportunities.