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Dorcas Yano

Project Officer – Ustahimilivu Project

Dorcas is a skilled professional with strong background in Commerce. This encompasses Social Entrepreneurship, Project Management, Accounting, and Capacity Development. With her dedication, she has made significant contributions to the field, empowering individuals and SMEs to create positive social and economic change.

Through her career, Dorcas has played a pivotal role in training and supporting impact entrepreneurs achieve growth. She firmly believes in the power of entrepreneurship to address social and environmental issues while driving economic evolution. Under the Ustahimilivu Program, she has supported implement a portfolio of activities targeting SMEs growth and sustainability. These include development of customized training curriculum, capacity strengthening and market linkages in five (5) ASAL value chains (Mango, Fodder, Honey, Livestock and Horticulture). Dorcas has a deep understanding of the unique challenges faced by impact entrepreneurs and is committed to providing them with the guidance and tools they need to thrive.

Dorcas Joined E4Impact team in June 2020 as a Project Officer and Business Coach in which she has worked with small-scale enterprises in West Pokot County, leveraging her knowledge to drive sustainable growth and enhance profitability. In addition to working with entrepreneurs, Dorcas is an entrepreneur and part-time lecturer at AOSK Chemchemi.