Eric is the founder and CEO of KadAfrica, a commercial passion fruit farm and out-grower network. KadAfrica works with more than 1,500 out-of-school girls aged 14 to 20 to build sustainable livelihood options by starting viable agro-enterprises cultivating passion fruit. As a Ugandan, born and raised in Kenya, Eric passionately believes that involving youth in agriculture is key to developing Uganda and the region. Eric holds a Bachelor of Arts from Monash University, South Africa and is a recipient of the 2014 SEED Africa Award, the 2013 Africa Young Achievers’ Award in the Agriculture and Agro-Processing category, and is a 2014 Unreasonable East Africa Fellow.
He also won the youth innovations for employment in africa challenge 2015.