Kiota Social Innovation Center is based out of Nairobi Kenya, which has been incorporated as not for profit entity (2020) a limited by Guarantee focused on accelerating poverty eradication (SDG 1) through sustainable innovation in Kenya in line with SDGs. We believe innovation means turning bold ideas into reality. It also means changing lives for the better. We would like to give chance and opportunity to people in society to realize their potential.
Kiota Social Innovation Center is committed to fostering innovative ideas, solving economic and social issues, and enabling progress in underserved communities regionally.
Kiota Social Innovation Center seeks to provide a space around which a supportive ecosystem on how to invent, adopt or adapt ideas that can deliver better results will be built. The initiative aims to strengthen invention ecosystems in Kenya and wider Africa to support pathways for inventors and inventions to take ideas to impact.
The hub will house R&D facilities for the development of innovative products and solutions, a hardware prototyping lab dedicated to product design and innovation, Design Centre and an Artificial Intelligence (AI) Experience Zone for capacity building and technical training (SDG 9). The hub will be strategically located within Nairobi.
This hub will give the community the mindset, tools, and techniques to generate new ideas and new startups. This will be a Hub for Business Innovation ,a vibrant place where people from all over the world can share their ideas and work together to transform business and society. It will open a new world of opportunities to collaborate and engage with a dynamic ecosystem of innovators.
We are focusing on generating new disruptive business ideas for products and services, we are aiming to give youths and women the priority in the society , by providing a space where they will innovate, learn and grow (SDG 5).
Our vision of knowledge and development is vital for creating safe environments around the world where humanity can flourish and reach its ultimate capability.
We aim to contribute to climate action (SDG 13) through innovative practices in the transition to more sustainable production and consumption patterns, which minimize the use of natural resources by promoting clean energy (SDG 7) use by making it more accessible to the wider population, reduce the negative effects of climate change and promote carbon neutrality.
We promote and scale solutions that deals with the most pressing social, environmental, and economic challenges of our time.
We promote both responsible leadership and sustainable business models in line with the UN #2030Agenda.