You could trace Samir Ibrahim’s family history by the coordinates tattooed under his arm; 0609 16.31 S, 3911 34.08 E. That’s where his great-great-great grandfather landed at the tip of the port in Zanzibar in 1850 after following the trade winds from North-West India.
Eight years ago, after graduating from New York University’s Stern School of Business, and quitting his job at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Samir ended up in Kenya where, together with a partner, cofounded SunCulture. Their company does solar irrigation in Africa.
Samir with his lightning (and enlightening) intelligence is a joyous conversationalist, as JACKSON BIKO found out when they met in their offices in Lavington.
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