As the Digital Innovation Specialist for the 2SCALE program based in Kenya, Samwel helps to identify, test and implement commercially viable digital solutions with entrepreneurs who are serving small holder farmers and the base of the pyramid.
Prior to joining Bopinc, Samwel worked for 7 years as the lead in Partnership Relations, Product Design, Project Management and Fundraising at a micro-finance in Kenya delivering digital financial solutions that improve customer experience and dramatically transform lives of smallholder farmers and entrepreneurs. Shortly before that he worked as a technical officer training farmers and promoting climate smart agricultural practices.
Samwel is a champion for technology driven solutions solving some of the hardest challenges across the world today like food security, financial inclusion, education and climate change. He holds a degree in Agriculture and will soon be graduating with a Masters degree in Agricultural Information and Communication Management from the University of Nairobi.