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How To Turn Covid-19 Frustrations Into Entrepreneurial Motivation

As Covid rages, we don't have to choose between good health and good business. If we are strategic and innovative, we can proceed with our lives in a way that doesn't compromise either our health or our livelihoods. Online platforms can be at the centre of this desirable new way of life. This is a golden opportunity for the Kenya Government and Int...

  • Dr. Isaac Kalua
  • 21st Aug 2021
  • 64
Current Economic Challenges Demand For Tangible Solutions Not empty chat!

Why is our fuel too expensive anyway? This high fuel cost keep affecting other commodities. How can we make the storage and distribution of fuel cheaper, because that will impact the overall cost of the fuel. Another potential winning solution is coming from the Ministry of Labor. It has fronted the idea of paying laid off workers in the locked dow...

  • Dr. Isaac Kalua
  • 17th Apr 2021
  • 173
HOW TO TURN USED FACE MASKS INTO TANGIBLE JOBS

These masks are shredded and mixed with processed building rubble to produce material that adds a critical stiffness and strength to the base layers of roads and pavements. Approximately 3 million masks can be used to make a one kilometer long, two-lane road. Apart from saving funds, this utilization of used face masks diverts 93 tonnes of masks fr...

  • Dr. Isaac Kalua
  • 10th Apr 2021
  • 87
Here is the solution to our Lockdown stalemate

Covid-19 has been an unwelcome guest in Kenya. Without holding brief for President Uhuru Kenyatta, I suggest that we must appreciate that his Government has offered tangible solutions in buying PPEs, expanding Covid-19 Centers to the county levels and even availing vaccines free of charge to the populace. However, there seems to be lack of comprehe...

  • Dr. Isaac Kalua
  • 3rd Apr 2021
  • 363
Let's Solve Our National Problems through Action, Not Talk

Kenya is currently going through stormy waters. Covid-19 has hemorrhaged hundreds of thousands of jobs, which has in turn depressed the economy. We have pressing national problems that are a matter of life and death. Downplaying or ignoring these problems is brutalizing the wellbeing of forty-seven million Kenyans. We must tackle these problems wit...

  • Dr. Isaac Kalua
  • 21st Nov 2020
  • 127
We have 15 Million Reasons to Reopen Schools Tomorrow

The question must now shift from when to reopen schools to how they should be reopened. Because corona prevalence and learning conditions across Kenya are radically different, there is no one-size-fits-all approach. The corona hotspots like Nairobi and Mombasa will need stricter control measures. On the other hand, schools from poorer and marginali...

  • Dr. Isaac Kalua
  • 29th Aug 2020
  • 567


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