KEPSA champions for social enterprises inclusion in economic growth

MOMBASA, Kenya, Dec 1 – The Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) has continued to champion inclusive economic growth through the support and recognition of social enterprises in Mombasa.

KEPSA says Mombasa presents a unique opportunity to develop a symbiotic ecosystem that benefits both the start-up ecosystem and the more developed business community since it is a hub of diverse industries.

KEPSA’s Program Manager, Ebenezer Amadi who spoke at the 2nd Intergenerational Forum in Mombasa underscored the pivotal role played by social enterprises, adding that the body will continue to push for innovative solutions among the youth and women in social enterprises in the region.

“As the apex body of the private sector, we understand that social entrepreneurs are critical drivers of sustainable economic growth in Kenya, and are the engines for positive change. Therefore, through our various mentorship and empowerment programs, we remain committed to steering innovative solutions among the youth and women venturing into businesses that directly generate social and environmental impact,” she said.

KEPSA maintains that sustainability in businesses and social entrepreneurship remains a cardinal focal point with stakeholders emphasizing that business strategies should have a positive impact on the people, planet, and profits.

The Intergenerational Forum brought together individuals from different generations and industries, including the business community, academia, the youth, government, and civil who  shared diverse perspectives on bridging generational gaps in achieving sustainable development goals.

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