James Kapombe

James Kapombe

CocoGrow ltd.

A youth-led kenyan start-up company providing eco solutions for the horticultural industry, in particular a biodegradable two-ply rope made of twisted coconut fibers. It Upcycles coconut husk waste collected from smallholder farmers in Kwale, South of Coastal Kenya.


  • Produces over 48 cubic meters of coir rope a week;
  • Has a team of 7 permanent employees while more of 100 people are employed on casual basis;
  • Has received a grant of 10,000$ by Zyp Onlus;
  • Serves all Kenya.




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Website CocoGrow
Industry Agribusiness
Title CEO
MBA 2016/17 - Nairobi, Kenya

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