Rwanda

June 7, 2021

A Q&A with Kenyan Jewelry Designer, Sylvia Omina Otsieno

Sylvia Omina Otsieno is the proud founder of sustainable, Made in Africa jewelry brand Omina Ostieno. Sylvia graduated from SITA’s Mitreeki Incubator Program for fashionpreneurs in 2019; below, SITA caught up with her two years on to understand what she has done with all her newfound knowledge, skills and confidence.
June 1, 2021

Green energy in the textile industry: The case of Tamil Nadu, India

Partnerships are key to driving the uptake of renewables for industrial use. In Tamil Nadu, India, the textile industry, state and central governments joined hands to […]
May 17, 2021

Four years of Mitreeki: how SITA has translated big ideas into tangible results for 300 women-led businesses in East Africa

Women entrepreneurs represent a wealth of untapped potential to contribute to Sustainable Development Goals, including the growth of developing economies. To support women-entrpreneurs in the most impactful way possible, SITA conceived of the Mitreeki model. Based on a synergistic East Africa - India Partnership, Mitreeki  supports women in key sectors to develop their businesses.
March 31, 2021

Trade fairs in the time of Covid-19: building connections between agribusinesses in East Africa and India

Since 2015, SITA has been working to connect the East African Agri sector with India and other countries - in order to maximize its profitability. Since the Covid-19 pandemic, traditional ways of connecting agribusinesses have not been possible; to bridge the gap, SITA hosted AgriConnect 2021, a virtual trade fair for buyers and sellers from different points in the agro-processing value chain in East Africa and India.