Eric Kinoti is a young 32-year-old Kenyan entrepreneur, founder of Shades Systems EA Ltd, a tent and various object factory, operating in six countries in East and Central Africa.
Kinoti first started with a cow’s milk distribution business with only $ 200 or the equivalent of 100,000 CFA francs, before meeting, by chance, someone looking for a tent. With his knowledge in tent making, he volunteered to provide it and found this new vein much more interesting and profitable. To continue the experience, our entrepreneur recruited five people and founded Shades Systems EA Ltd, a company specializing in the sale of all kinds of tents, gazebos and other ornaments for events.
After the success of Shades Systems EA Ltd, he decided to expand his empire by creating in turn Alma Tents (a tent rental company), Bag Base Kenya Ltd (a manufacturer of bags and various objects made from waste generated in the during the tent-making process) and Safi Sana Services (A home cleaning service).
Its reputation has earned it several distinctions in Africa and internationally. He also carries out philanthropic actions whose aim is to inspire the maximum of young people for entrepreneurship