Elizabeth Okullow

2021 Fellow from Kenya

Elizabeth Achieng Okullow has more than four years of experience in agriculture, entrepreneurship, and community mobilization. Currently, Elizabeth is the co-founder and chief executive officer of Aafri Fudi, an agribusiness company in Nairobi, Kenya that uses hydroponic technology to produce food for people living in urban areas. Prior to this role, Elizabeth worked with Lafamia Greens, a-Imagine, and ALX, and volunteered with VSO Kenya and Balloon Ventures. Elizabeth holds a bachelor's degree in Microbiology from Karatina University and a certificate in Agribusiness Management and Hydroponic Technology from Miramar International College. She is committed to promoting food security in Africa through sustainable agriculture and entrepreneurship. On completion of the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, Elizabeth plans to train 1,000 smallholder farmers, create 1,000 job opportunities for youth in Africa, and feed one million people in Africa through her initiatives.

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