• Her product has a market in the US which she is unable to satisfy because of stringent regulations.
• Local leaders would have helped her promote the product in the country.
When the Star published a feature about a youthful innovator from Busia, I thought the leaders in the county would support her initiative.
After graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition and Food Engineering in 2012, Etyang Ikarede, 31, tried unsuccessfully to get a job.
She resorted to self-employment, making chocolate from millet and other locally available products. It has a market in the US, but she is unable to satisfy that market because of stringent regulations.
Our leaders could provide a market for her product locally while realising some of the Big Four agenda.