Navalayo “Nava” Osembo wins 3rd Place at Africa's Business Heroes 2021 Awards

We are excited to share that Navalayo “Nava” Osembo is the 3rd Place Winner out of 12,000 applicants across all 54 African nations at Africa’s Business Heroes 2021 awards!

Nava is CEO & Co-Founder of Enda, the first made-in-Kenya running shoe in the global market, the only black-led running shoe company in existence, and a recent Talanton investment.

Don’t miss this short highlights video from the grand finale and awards ceremony.

Nava was born and raised in Kenyan running country, achieved her Masters at London School of Economics, is a lawyer and accountant, and worked for the United Nations in New York before moving back to Kenya to start Enda.

Enda means “Go” in Swahili. To learn more about Nava and Enda, be sure to watch this inspiring video.

We give thanks to the Lord and are grateful to our supporters who have enabled us to add Enda and eight other values-aligned, high-impact businesses to the Talanton portfolio since mid-2019. These businesses support many thousands of farmers, employees and students, plus provide significant impacts to their families and communities.

Wishing you God’s blessings at Thanksgiving and always,

David and the Talanton Team