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Carol Kimari

CEO, Spark* Kenya

Carol serves as the CEO of Spark* Kenya, a partnership between Amani Institute and YGAP Australia. Spark* exists to find and enable early stage local social entrepreneurs to grow projects that change the lives of people living in poverty through a simple four-step model of Find, Accelerate, Support and Connect.

Carol is an impact entrepreneur and the founder of Grab a Book, which provides library services to thousands of Kenyan children. She believes that all people need is a helping hand and encouragement to reach their full potential. This is the belief she has carried with her in her business and personal world. A former stockbroker on the Kenyan stock exchange and with ten years of experience as an entrepreneur she brings a wealth of knowledge on East African social enterprise. Carol is a Spark* entrepreneur, and an Unreasonable Institute fellow.