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Startupper challenge 2021

TotalEnergies Marketing Kenya Plc announces the Winners of the Challenge Startupper of the Year by TotalEnergies

Ideas Need Energy to Grow!

The 3rd edition of the Challenge Startupper of the year by TotalEnergies has come to an end!


3 winners were rewarded at an award ceremony on May 5, 2022.

Discover their projects here

Joseph NGUTHIRU

Category:  Best Business Creation project

Project name: HYAPAK

Description: Hyapak makes hyacinth-based biodegradable products that are an alternative replacement to single use plastic products like plates, straws, and tumblers used in airlines, fast-food outlets and events.

Paul MUHIA

Category:  Best Startup Under 3Years Old

Project name:  ZERO-EMISSION JUA EBIKES

Description: Zero-Emission Jua Ebikes is an affordable electric-powered bicycle offering zero-emission transport solutions for commuters and delivery riders, with a speed of up to 60 km/h and a distance of up to 100 km.

Nyaruai MURIITHI

Category:  Best Female Entrepreneur

Project name:  NYUNGU AFRIKA

Description: Nyungu Afrika produces an eco-friendly sanitary towel made from the underutilized agricultural waste of pineapple leaves and corn husks. The project aims to solve period poverty, reduce Co2 gases & recycling.