Co-Founder & Managing Director, Kazi Yetu
Tahira Nizari, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Kazi Yetu LtdTahira is a social entrepreneur and development worker, with a focus on inclusive economic growth. Over the last two years, she has started and grown Kazi Yetu Ltd, an agri-business that promotes local value addition targeting export markets. Their first brand is Tanzania Tea Collection, for which Tahira has developed a model to impact farmers with access to markets, and establish a factory that creates jobs for young women. Tahira has previously worked for several years for Aga Khan Foundation, leading their regional portfolio for economic inclusion in Tanzania, Kenya, and Uganda. She has supported micro, small, and medium enterprises with business planning, access to finance, technical assistance, and partnerships.