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Nairobi based development banker joins Beyond Capital board

Beyond Capital, an impact investment fund that partners with portfolio companies in East Africa and India, has recently added to its diverse and accomplished Board of Directors.

With the appointment of Nairobi-based development banker Samuel Mugoya, Beyond Capital will expand its presence and impact in the East African region. Samuel joins a multicultural group of professionals hailing from the financial, legal, and entrepreneurial sectors, that have volunteered to serve as directors and share their diverse experiences to ensure that Beyond Capital optimizes its impact in East Africa and India.

“Our Board of Directors is an integral part of Beyond Capital’s mission of partnering with social enterprises that are finding sustainable ways to solve some of the world’s most pressing problems,” said Eva Yazhari, CEO of Beyond Capital. “Each board member provides their own mindset and invaluable contributions based on their extensive business backgrounds and personal passions.”

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East Africa Fruits, an innovative social enterprise that supports smallholder farmers in Tanzania through the trade and marketing of fresh produce and grains, has recently been named a Certified B Corporation.

The company joins a global community of almost 3,000 businesses working in 150 industries in more than 60 countries for this prestigious recognition.

Certified B Corporations are businesses that meet the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability to balance profit and purpose.

As consumers increasingly demand that businesses use their influence as a force for good, Certified B Corporations are at the forefront of purpose-driven entities that are finding sustainable solutions to some of the world’s most pressing problems and redefining financial success in the global economy.

“Earning B Corp status is such a distinctive honor for our team,” said Elia Timotheo, Founder and Managing Director of East Africa Fruits. “As a …