About Us

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

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​

8600

Trained
Workforce

300+

Customers Served across 5 continents

15+​

Years delivering
value


55%

Female
Workforce

25%

Employed Persons with Disabilities

1st

Among one of the founders of the impact sourcing movement

Our History in Africa

1998

First hospital opens in Kijabe, Kenya​

USD $100M​ net assets (2018)​. More than 218,000​ Surgical procedures completed​

Daproim logo

Daproim is founded

by the late Steve Muthee to realize Kenya’s potential in financial outsourcing.

2006
2012
Rockfeller-Foundation-logo

Digital Campus Connect

In partnership with Rockefeller digital jobs initiative, to hire skilled but needy university ​student

Zalego Academy Logo

Zalego Academy is founded

with a focus on an industrial, skill-based ICT training, building capacity, and creating job opportunities in Africa.

2015
2019

Awards​ “Best For The World”

Recognition for exceptional community impact in Africa

IIV Fund

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.

2019
2020

StepWise

Through the IIV Fund, StepWise acquires Daproim Africa and Zalego Academy​

Our Clients

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.

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US Headquarters
701 Brazos St., Austin, TX 78701

East Africa Operations
Mirage Towers, Chiromo Road,
Westlands Road, Nairobi, Kenya
Mon – Fri 8.00 – 17.00h EAT

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