Two Innovation Challenges For TruTrade

Innovation Challenge

TruTrade has been selected by the World Bank Disruptive Agricultural Technology Challenge in Kenya. This sees the Kenyan-based innovation as one of the first cohort of innovators to receive performance rewards, acceleration funding and mentoring to scale up. The award is made is under the One Million Farmer Initiative spearheaded … Read More

TruTrade receives Innovation in Development Award

TruTrade was selected as the 2018 winner of the Dochas Innovation in Development award at a ceremony in Dublin, Ireland in early December. The social enterprise was selected ahead of a number of other strong contenders for the prize, awarded by Dochas, which is the representative organization for Irish non-governmental … Read More

B Corporation Certification For TruTrade

B Corp Certification Logo

TruTrade are delighted to have been recently certified as a B Corporation, part of the first East Africa cohort. This is valued recognition that we are a ‘business for good’ – something that we strive for every day as we support smallholder farmers with a reliable route to market, and … Read More

Cassava enhances food security and income in Kenya

Cassava farmers in Kenya

Cassava farmers in Dokomi Village in Busia Sub-county, Kenya are reaping the benefits of their produce thanks to TruTrade’s market linkage service.  . Mildred Achieng, a mother of two is one such farmer. “I have been able to rent a piece of land and expand my cassava plantation,” says Mildred. … Read More

TruTrade shortlisted for Nestle Creating Shared Value Prize

TruTrade has been selected as a semi-finalist in the global Nestle Creating Shared Value Prize. This year the prize award process is being managed by Ashoka,  the world’s leading network of systems-changing social entrepreneurs, to search for, support and accelerate solutions tackling the biggest issues in water, nutrition and rural … Read More

TruTrade wins MIT Solve innovation award

TruTrade MIT Solve Award

Photo caption – TruTrade director Will Galvin (third from left) with MIT Solve judging co-chair, PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi (center) and other Solve award winners.   TruTrade was recently honored with an award from MIT Solve, a US-based initiative that champions solutions to the world’s most pressing problems through innovation and partnership. The Solve … Read More