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Ashford Gitau is the CEO of Kahill Acres of Lifestyle a company that Supply Solar Panels and accessories to household which are off grid Kenyans by eradicate the use of kerosene lamps and assist families embrace solar light for home use.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kahill-gitau-379156112
Nairobi, Kenya
Member since November 17, 2017
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Education
2012 Nairobi University , BA , accounts

I am a(n):

Entrepreneur

Companies I've founded or co-founded:
Achievements (products built, personal awards won):

Building a complete solar power kit that you or a contractor can install. Each kit comes complete with solar panels, grid tie inverters, and mounting hardware.

If you are an entrepreneur, why?

I want to change the world.

My favorite startups:

Ebursary,Msoma Platform

What's most frustrating and rewarding about entrepreneurship/innovation?

You believe in what you do.Working in entrepreneurship is inspiring.
Knowing you are part of solution givers in the community
Seeing your dreams and desire come to life.
Some of the frustrations you encounter is when a key partner quits on you without notice.

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?

Trying to do everything yourself.
A good entrepreneur knows how to delegate, plain and simple. If you try to do everything yourself, you are only setting yourself up for failure.They need to know how to outsource.

What are the top three lessons you've learned as an entrepreneur?

Keep your eyes open for new opportunities.

Pay attention to your customers first.

Execution is actually everything

Full bio

Ashford Gitau is the CEO and Founder of Kahill Acres of Lifestyle a company that Supply Solar Panels and accessories to household which are off grid Kenyans by eradicate the use of kerosene lamps and assist families embrace solar light for home use and moreover ensuring that solar energy has been integrated into homes more efficiently and economically, to reduce energy bills, to provide greater supply reliability, and to provide clean energy for families.

Having worked with various companies in different capacity, He Has gain five years working experience as a project manager and finance controller. The difficult and expensive process of people accessing hydroelectricity to their home, he saw an opportunity to introduce solar energy to household who majorly depend on kerosene for lighting.

Gitau’s greatest strengths are his creativity, leadership and always ready to learn new things. He thrives on challenges, particularly those that expand the company’s reach.

Gitau is a member of YE community an entrepreneurship platform that provides an online community and support to young entrepreneurs and a member of the Oasis Youth Ministry in Jubilee Christian Church.

Gitau holds a bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Nairobi University. In his free time, He likes to race sports cars and travelling.He currently resides in Nairobi Kenya and can be contacted at kahillgitau[@]gmail.com