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I was born in Nairobi. As a child I enjoyed learning and doing experiments. Attended the local public schools and studied up to degree level at at th Jomo Kenyatta University of agricultre and Technology where I studied electrical engineering and graduated.
After graduation I worked as a technician for three years. My interest in e-learning led me to start a business developing local content for schools called Gwiji software. The business was featured on Business Daily April 4 2008.
Challenges in schools compelled me to work as a part time lecturer in one of the local colleges.
In the year 2016 I registered Takajua multimedia Developers to develop multimedia content.
Where I live there is a tree with birds of which give interesting melodies and the land is beautiful especially on sunny days.
Takajua Multimedia main work is to telling stories online.
The business involves content development and illustration, scripting - posting or uploading of the story. The illustrations are appealing and help in learning.
The schools are closed and many are looking for online solutions. So far I have the website takajua.com and the youtube channel takajua and registered the business Takajua Multimedia. Content development takes time and requires a pc with stable internet connection.
I chose this business because I saw the need for illustrative learning in understanding concepts in stories and also because I like working and helping children to learn. I am also good in illustration.
To develop a single video lasting an average of 3 min takes about a week to create. If they are good with time they will attract audience. The paltform can then be used to market other related products.
The proceeds can be used to get a stable income or even take the business to another level. .
Now because of the pandemic I am online to tell stories and make small documentaries for children and young people. You can see the site takajua.com.
The funds will be used to publish another book for children in Kiswahili. This will require printing of a few copies for promotion. Some of the funds will be used to pay the teachers who will be involved in developing the content for the coming book. I also intend to complement the stories on my you-tube channel - takajua.com
The funds will help in creating an author(myself) by coming up with interesting Kiswahili stories. This will promote the usage of Kiswahili online as well. Children will be more interested in Kiswahili stories.
I do not have the numbers for profit but with time there will be some revenue after promoting myself on social media and other channels like the main library.
Mar 10, 2023: Introducing me
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