StepWise Inc. is an impact sourcing service provider with offices in the US and Kenya. With more than 15 years’ experience delivering value to more than 300 customers across five continents, StepWise is one of the founders of the impact sourcing movement. As the first B-Corp. certified in East Africa, StepWise is equally passionate about profits and purpose. StepWise uses the power of technology to train and equip persons from historically underserved communities, particularly women and Persons with Disabilities, to compete and succeed in the 4th Industrial Revolution.
StepWise provides a global workforce solution, powering emerging AI technologies such as autonomous vehicles, chatbots, and self-checkout retail. Through our training partner Zalego Academy, StepWise connects accredited talent with the right tools to help global companies solve AI-related data challenges.
Together, we make an impact
Our mission is to combine the power of technology with talented individuals to deliver high-quality, socially responsible BPO Services.
We will never sacrifice our purpose to make a profit. But there can be no purpose without a profit.
Chris Harrison, CEO
Customers Served across 5 continents
Employed Persons with Disabilities
Among one of the founders of the impact sourcing movement
Our History in Africa
First hospital opens in Kijabe, Kenya
USD $100M net assets (2018). More than 218,000 Surgical procedures completed
Daproim is founded
by the late Steve Muthee to realize Kenya’s potential in financial outsourcing.
Digital Campus Connect
In partnership with Rockefeller digital jobs initiative, to hire skilled but needy university student
Zalego Academy is founded
with a focus on an industrial, skill-based ICT training, building capacity, and creating job opportunities in Africa.
Awards “Best For The World”
Recognition for exceptional community impact in Africa
In 2019, the IIV Fund is created to finance the organic and acquisitive growth of an impact sourcing platform. IIV Fund has USD $5.5M in committed capital to fund future growth.
Through the IIV Fund, StepWise acquires Daproim Africa and Zalego Academy
Inclusion and Diversity
Our Impact for Young People and marginalized communities: We thrive to enable young people and underprivileged in the society to have the skills, knowledge, and networks to identify and work towards their career goals, be inspired, and be enabled to make a positive contribution to their communities.