The 254 Youth Entrepreneurship Awards & Mentorship Program has named Dr. Maxwel Okoth as its top Male Entrepreneur Under 35 winner for 2019. Dr. Okoth is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Ruai Family Hospital (RFH) Healthcare,
Dr. Okoth, who founded RFH Healthcare, a health service provider in 2012 was selected among a group of young entrepreneurs below the age of 35 with outstanding contribution towards the growth of the Kenyan economy, job creation and achievement in the world of business.
The Award is an initiative of the 254 Youth Entrepreneurship Awards and Mentorship Program (254 YEAMP). It aims to boost small and medium enterprises by drawing on the knowledge, skills and inspiration of established entrepreneurs for advice as well as the establishment of investor and business networks.
As the 2019 winner, Dr. Okoth will benefit from a one year coaching and mentorship program by established captains of industry. He will undergo a 14 week program dubbed Centonomy Entrepreneur to equip him with entrepreneurial skills on how to build a strong and sustainable business.
The program will enhance his knowledge on how to create structures and evaluate business opportunities as well as how to outline clear strategies for the success of the business. Dr. Okoth will also get access to Peer Advisory Boards.
254 YEAMP Founder Loise Muiruri, while presenting the Awards at a Gala event at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC) said the initiative was designed around the Four Pillars to recognize and reward young men and women who are playing a major role in driving and achieving the Big Four Agenda.
Ms. Muiruri said as a healthcare provider, RFH Healthcare had excelled in providing quality and affordable healthcare through its various branches in Nairobi and Machakos counties under Dr. Okoth’s guidance, which fitted well with the Affordable Healthcare Agenda under the Big Four. RFH Healthcare has branches in Ruai, Tala, Kahawa West, Imara Daima and Embakasi and has long term plans to expand to more regions around the cityand beyond