Enactus Kenya to Host its 13th National Competition

Published on 9th June 2015

Enactus Kenya, will host its 13th National Business and Entrepreneurship Competition on July 4, 2015. A total of 20 Enactus Kenya affiliate universities will showcase achievements of their community outreach projects to a panel of business leaders. An estimated 50 business leaders, 40 faculty members and 650+ students will participate. Enactus Kenya has 1,440+ registered student members.

The teams of university students come together to showcase their outreach efforts and compete based on the quality of their community empowerment projects and depth of their impact. One team will be awarded the title of Enactus Kenya National Champion, and will represent the Country at the Enactus World Cup 2015 in Johannesburg, South Africa on 14-16 October.

Last year, Enactus students around the world volunteered more than 10,000 hours creating and implementing over 720 projects that impacted more than 2,000 people. These experiences not only transformed lives, but helped the students develop the kind of talent and perspective that are essential to leadership in an ever-more complicated and challenging world.

Enactus Kenya was launched in 2003 as SIFE Kenya (Students in Free Enterprise) following an MoU between the global Office and IREN Ltd. The organization operates in 22 colleges and universities, with more than 1400 students participating.

Enactus is an international organization that brings together student, academic and business leaders who are committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to shape a better, more sustainable world. Guided by faculty advisors and business experts, participating students form teams on their campuses to create and implement community projects that empower people in need. The experience not only transforms lives, it helps students develop the skills and perspective necessary to become effective, values-driven leaders. Founded in 1975, today Enactus has more than 66,500 student participants on campuses in 36 countries. For more information, contact Enactus Kenya at +254 202731497 or visit http://www.enactus.org/kenya

 


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