Sarah Kabu, the Managing Director of Bonfire Adventures has won the Jacobs Well Award 2021 for Women in Business.
Besides her input at Bonfire, Sarah has been empowering women in business, especially the millennials looking at entrepreneurship.
She is running the “DADA Can” campaign by Stanbic Bank which has impacted a dozen women eyeing the business world.
Sarah says that the award is testament of the hard work she has put ans made sacrifices to see the campaign a success.
“Many are the days I felt like giving up and live my own private life but God sent an endorsement through @dadabystanbicbank and am glad to know many women here have joined and am sure their lives will never be the same if they tap all the benefits of #DADACAN,” she said on Sunday.
She thanked all those who have supported her.
“Thank you for the support you have given me as I try to mentor virtuous women in this #millennials society,” she added.
Sarah told Kenyans that change for the better is possible and success is realistic only if people choose to chase their dreams relentlessly.
Her husband Kabu vowed to continue supporting her as she nurture’s women to make the best of their dreams in the corporate world.
“Sarah I will always support you to achieve your dreams. Your achievement is my success. I will hold your hand to walk with you to achieve your goal. Sarah I will offer you my shoulder to lean on to achieve your goals,” he pledged.
Dare to Aspire Dare to Achieve (DADA) is a project started in 2019 by Stanbic Bank to bolster Kenyan women in business, especially those in the informal sector.
Its intent is to promote financial inclusion in all women. DADA also focuses on empowering women enterprises on procurement.
Stanbic committed Ksh1.7 billion shillings for women in the procurement sector to enable them to apply for more tenders from the government.