TEDxYouthAKAMombasa 2018 Sponsors

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    Texas Alarms

    Texas Alarms (K) Ltd has grown to become a leading security company in the Coastal region with services ranging from guarding, alarm back up, CCTV and access control, automatic security systems, dog services and led lighting. Our security solutions have been designed to operate efficiently amidst challenging emerging markets, serving a wide range of clients who entrust their safety to us.

    Over the past few years, we have managed to increase not only the value of our assets, but have also dramatically increased our portfolio into new regions.

    Maintaining an open-door policy for all our stakeholders combined with our team of management experts has ensured that we turn each challenge into a solution and stay at the forefront of your link with security.

    We are proud to be members of this initiative by students and the community as they tackle local and global issues alike.

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    Imani Collective

    Imani Collective is a women empowerment program in Mombasa, Kenya. We support 60 artisans and staff and every purchase empowers. We not only employ amazing women, but we also have many holistic programs that we offer for our artisans and staff. These programs include, free childcare, child education sponsorship, literacy classes for our artisans, financial planning, special celebrations and dream management. We love what we do and are excited to be celebrating our 5 years this year. If you visit our shop in March, which is located on Ndia Kuu Rd near Fort Jesus, you will receive 20% off any of your purchases. Just make sure you mention you are with Aga Khan and we will honor the discount. Thank you for your support and allowing us to be a sponsor of this event!

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    Soko Yako

    Soko Yako is an online and a physical supermarket. Customers can either choose to buy their products through our online website (sokoyako.co.ke) or through our app “Soko Yako” which available on Play Store.

    Customers can also visit our shop which is based in Tudor Opp Polytechnic University.

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    At EduCare International Ltd, we put our focus and effort mainly on recruiting to higher education institutions abroad in UK, USA, Canada, Asia, Europe, Australia and the Middle East as we believe in the value and high quality of education offered in these regions.

    Why should you support EduCare? We offer our consultation services FREE of charge. Our counselors are well experienced, competent and  provide accurate, relevant and timely information. Our Directors have lived, studied and worked abroad and therefore know the compliance rules in relation to visa and student life abroad. We create good rapport with students and even maintain contact with them after admission to a University abroad. We host International exhibitions twice a year giving students a chance to meet representatives from Universities abroad and get in depth information on studying in a foreign country.

    Some of the services we offer are university admission processes, career guidance and counseling, free consultation, visa application guidance, accommodation application, and pre-departure briefing and Airport pick-up.

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    Melvins Teas

    Melvin Marsh International is a limited liability company that was incorporated in 1994 and we

    are the largest blender, packers and distributors of the highest quality flavoured teas of Kenyan

    origin. We flavour our teas with no additives and use only freshly ground spices which are dried and ground for us. Melvins Pure Kenya Tea, Melvin Tangawizi Tea, Melvins Masala Tea, Melvins Sweet Cinnamon Tea, Melvins Very Vanilla Tea, Melvins Lemon Twist Tea, Melvin Cool Cardamom, Melvins Refreshing Green Tea, Melvins Green Tea & Mint.


    Our infusions are; Melvins Hibiscus Tea, Melvins Chamomile Tea, Melvins Lemon & Ginger, Melvins Berry Blast.

    Other Melvins products include Melvins Free Flow Table Salt, Melvins Free Flowing Herbal Salt and Melvins Tasty Brown Rice. Melvins has added Melvins Chai Afya fortified with vitamin B, as most people fail to eat a healthy balanced diet consistently.

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    TEDxYouth@AKAMombasa is generously supported this year by a well-wisher, who choose to support our cause without recogntion. Our event is fueled by those in our community that see the good cause of TED, spreading ideas worth knowing, inspiring those voices of innovation and ingenuity on stage and in the future. We are so very grateful for all our sponsors this year, those who align with our goals of putting Mombasa on the map of global intellect and drive.

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    AKA Studio

    AKA Studio are leaders in Architecture, Interior Design and Project Management. Based in Nairobi, they can remove all the stress of building, taking overall responsibility for the consultation process, quality assurance, design development and documentation stage. AKA Studio brings to each project knowledge and expertise through its team’s qualification as architects and project managers with experience in a range of projects both in urban and remote areas. AKA Studio is a Gold Sponsor of TEDxYouth@AKAMombasa.

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    Lifting Equipment Company limited (LECOL) was established in 1975 as a family owned business. The steady development of this business, combined with the rapid development of the Kenyan economy, has led LECOL being among the leading companies in Mechanical and Ventilation Engineering that is airconditioning and refrigeration, Information technology (ICT), Safety, Marine and Industrial products and services in Kenya and East Africa.
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    At CBA, your success is our success. That’s why everything we do is focused around helping you achieve your financial goals. Our aim is to provide you with exceptional financial services that enable you to save, invest and grow your wealth. By offering services that are simple and effective we strive to give you time for more, for things that matter most to you. Have a look around this site to find out how you can benefit from our unique range of banking products and services.

    Loop is a full banking service delivered through mobile (Android & IOS) and web application that allows you to be in complete control of your finances.

    Loop offers a convenient and affordable channel to securely manage your day to day financial commitments such as paying bills and sending money.

    It supports your growth aspirations through its Loop Invest, Goals and Loan features. Ultimately, it culminates into your own personal financial planner as you budget and analyze your spending patterns straight from your phone.

    Knowledge is power and Loop provides the tools to achieve this.

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    Milly Glass Works

    Milly Glass Works limited, formerly known as Bawazir Glass limited, is a leading glass container and tableware manufacture in East Africa, based in Mombasa, Kenya. Milly Glass was incorporated in 1st Feb. 2000 and has a long tradition in Glass Container Industry dating back to 1954. Currently we have about 600 employees.

    We presently manufacturer Soft Drink Bottles with ACL decorating from 200 ML to 1000 ML capacity. We also manufacture 250 ML and 350 ML flasks and 750 ML bottles for the Spirits Industry. We have positioned ourselves to manufacture water bottles in line with the government’s initiative to ban plastic bottles.

    We are exporting bottles to EAC and COMESA Countries. Our glass tumblers, Mugs and Cups are mainly sold in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Ethiopia.

    We are active members of KAM, Mombasa chapter and regularly articulate challenges facing industries within the Coast region. Mr Mohamed Rashid is currently the Chairman of KAM Mombasa.

    We are also actively involved with helping the disadvantaged in our society through supporting such worthy initiatives of rehabilitating street children under WEMA Centre. We also give back by giving orders to Glamdecor who supply wooden pallets. This in turn helps to keep youth away from drugs. We also proud to be associated with TEDx.

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    UNISERV is a well-known, almost a household name for connecting quality students to well-ranked universities around the world. It is the leading overseas education consultant that helps students with their higher education needs and academic concerns. We have an extensive network of world class universities and colleges in the U.K., Canada, USA, Australia, Malaysia, and Dubai among other countries and have a command over the education system worldwide. Some of the universities that we work with include Warick, Loughborough, Alberta, Waterloo and South Australia (ranked in the top 10 universities per country).

    We know that studying abroad can be an exciting yet daunting process therefore we make sure that our students are always at the heart of what we do. Our highly experienced staff have studied and visited universities abroad, thereby have an insight to the needs and requirements of the students. Our years of experience, honest advice and strong relationships with our relationships with our partners mean that you can depend on us to deliver quality in all aspects of the applications process. All of our services are FREE OF CHARGE!

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    africapractice is a pan-African strategy and communications consultancy. We advise some of the largest institutions, companies and investors on the continent. We partner with our clients to identify opportunity, manage risk and build enviable leadership positions. We help them understand shifting political, policy, regulatory and societal trends and we equip to manage the risks and opportunities these present for their options. Our team of 90+ dedicated consultants operate at the intersection of the industry, government and the media. We combine strong industry knowledge with world-class technical skills and deep market insights to support our clients at every stage of their business.  

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    Nyali Cinemax

    Nyali Cinemax... the ulimate movie experience. Watch the latest movies on the biggest screens in East Africa. Watch 3D movies on our new 4K laser projector. Recieve showtimes, offers, and promotions at Nyali Cinemax each week on your phone by whatsapping your name to 0786470007.

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    Aquelle is the leading suppliers of hot and cold water dispensers and 18.9 litres of Pure Drinking Water in and around Mombasa. Currently in their 18th year of production, AQUELLE DRINKING WATER is processed and bottled under the most hygienic conditions. Having been awarded the Diamond Mark of Quality by the Kenya Bureau of Standards, Aquelle possesses a state of the art fully automatic processing and filling plants, which is one of its kind in the whole country. Aquelle Drinking Water has kindly donated the water bottles for this event.

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    Camps International

    Camps International is a world-wide family of incredible people working together to achieve a lasting impact through our commitment to the communities and project we work with. Our unique model create a range of extraordinary experiences for our volunteers enabling them to make a tangible difference to others and themselves.

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    Bio Foods

    Bio Food Products Ltd was established in 1990 in a farm house situated in Langata a suburb of Nairobi. In 2015, 25 years later the company completed its fourth relocation when it put up a modern multifaceted production facility off Mombasa road next to the Sameer Park EPZ and a distribution center in Mombasa, Kenya. The company has no partnership agreements with any international groups on franchised branding.
    In the interest of encouraging dairy farmers to emphasize more on quality, BIO has adapted a pricing policy  for the procurement of milk based strictly on quality parameters applying bonuses and penalties and is known to pay the highest producer prices for good quality milk in East Africa.