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Rwanda | Fellow

Kelvin Odoobo

Kelvin is a Food Entrepreneurship Fellow, Agriprenuer and Agribusiness Consultant with experience building social enterprises and leading innovations in East and Southern Africa. He is the founder and CEO of Shambapro Limited, an agtech startup that is helping smallholder farmers in Africa access suitable finance without traditional collateral and other value chain services on its digital platform. His notable achievements include helping The Hive Limited, a Kenyan beekeeping startup, to scale and expand to Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, South Sudan and Malawi. As the Lead Consultant, he also helped H2O Venture Partners to build Ingabo Plant Health, a Rwandan social enterprise that provides solutions for farmers to reduce crop losses, increase crop yields and increase their incomes, and raise £100,000 seed funding from DFID. He holds a BSC in Agriculture from Makerere University.