Lightup Impact Community Meetup Training Session: Grant & Proposal writing, personal and business branding

When and where: September 22, 2021 1pm – 5pm (CET), Google Meet

Joining us as guest speakers were Farhia Jama, Founder of Holby Training Solutions and Elizabeth Okullow, Co-Founder of Aafri Fudi


13.00-13:10 Welcome and introduction of Lightup Impact team (Valeria, Eeva, Pedro, Jeniffer and Benedict)

13:10-13:50 Introduction of guest speakers and inspirational talk

13:50-14:00 Short break

14:00-14:50 Training I: Grant and proposal writing – Farhia Jama

14:50-15:00 Short break

15:00-15:30 Training II (Part I): Business Branding – Elizabeth Okullow

15:30-16:00 Training II (Part II): Personal Branding – Farhia Jama

16:00-17:00 Q&A and closing remarks



Farhia Jama is the Co-founder of Holby Training Solutions. She is a Lead Business coach
and consultant in various countries in Africa.She is a passionate 26 year old who is
transforming Africa.
She is the Author of Your Entrepreneurship Journey and 4 other books. She has trained
over 800 people in Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria and Ghana.
She was selected as the economic advocate on the Kenyan Presidential Unit summit to
advise on job creations for youth.
She is a Lawyer and Tax specialist by profession doing her final year in Masters.
She started her entrepreneurship journey at 18 years of age.She is Passionate about
empowering youth and marginalized communities to attain economic stability.
She was recognized & awarded for transforming people across africa .She is
advocating for quality education and long term sustainability programs.



Elizabeth is a Co-founder of Aafri Fudi & Consultant at Holby Training
Solution. She works with individuals and farmers to help them grow food
using hydroponic technology. She believes that Africa can feed herself
with the available resources. With a mission to work towards daily food
availability through sustainable agriculture and entrepreneurship,
she is determined to promote food security in Africa.
She has trained 1000+ people across Africa on Agribusiness. She has won
awards such as
Mandela Washington Fellowship and Africa YES Fellowship due to her
outstanding work in Agribusiness. She is a Certified Agribusiness Manager
and Hydroponic Technologist.
Her work has been featured in Businessday in Nigeria and Daily Nation in
Kenya. She has a background in Microbiology from Karatina University
and certificate in
Entrepreneurship and Leadership from ALX.

This was a great training and discussion that the founders benefited greatly since it is very vital for the early stage founders to this practical knowledge that will enable  them be more credible as social organizations.

We thank the Holby Training Solutions team for their time and knowledge they shared.

Looking forward to more fruitful engagements!


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