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Rachel Chebet Ruto

Managing Director

Venture Africa

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Venture Africa

Kenya

Company Description

Venture Africa is a Kenyan based company over 10 years of experience in safaris, it was started in 1988 with our Main Office in Nairobi Kenya and representative agency in Mombasa Kenya, Arusha in Tanzania and Kampala in Uganda. The company philosophy is one... more.

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www.eastandard.net

Rachel Ruto, the teacher who would love the challenge For Mrs Rachel Jebet Ruto, it would not be the first time that she would be called upon to walk in the courts of power; her husband was once one of the powerful ministers in the former President Moi's Government, having been a minister in the Office of President.Rachel, 38, quit her job at the Kenya Trading and Credit Corporation (now in receivership) in 1998 and spent a year at home with her children. A teacher by profession, Rachel said she met Ruto while at Butere Secondary School."He was at Wareng' pursuing his A-levels.But our relationship got serious when we were in college, I at Kenyatta and he at the University of Nairobi," she said.As the wife of a prospective president, Rachel believes her husband is a good leader."He has done well in Eldoret North, and I have no doubt that he will excel as president."Rachel says she can cope with the rigours of being a politician's wife and often advises him.The MP makes time for the family."We go to church together and make up for lost time in family outings ...Rachel manages the family's tour firm, Venture Africa, a job she says keeps her busy and turns her mind away from his long absence.She finds the job fulfilling and rewarding. "I meet people and interact ...As the wife of a prospective president, she believes that Kenya has the potential to play in the league of the big nations."We have hard working people in a beautiful, resource-endowed country, we can make the best out of it and make the lives of millions who are poor better and meaningful," she said. If the role was bestowed upon her, Rachel says she would take up charity work to help needy children, the old and the vulnerable in society.She would like to create awareness on issues like the environment, drug abuse and other social vices."I will stretch out my hands and help those whom I can and show them comfort, love and care," she says.


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But in the event his Secretary General William Ruto edges him out to gun for the presidency on the party's ticket then the holder of the newly created Office of the first lady that now enjoys an exclusive office, staff and budget within State House shall be Rachel Ruto.Rachel RutoOne of the difficult people to track down was Rachel and by the time of going to press we had not even managed to speak to her, leave alone get an appointment and had to rely on the accounts of her husband's handlers.Rachel we were told and independently confirmed is the Managing Director of Venture Africa Safaris and Travel Company - a tour firm that now has offices in Kenya, Namibia, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and South Africa.From a nondescript business conceptualized in the days of Ruto as the Home Affairs Minister, Rachel has spread the wings of the firm to the regional level and is among the leading tour firms listed under the Umbrella Kenya Association of Tour Operators (KATO).


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Mrs. Rachel Ruto speaks at a Panel on Women in Technology (WIT) Academy
Mrs. Rachel Ruto speaks at a Panel on Women in Technology (WIT) Academy


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Mrs. Rachel Ruto speaks at a Panel on Women in Technology (WIT) Academy
Mrs. Rachel Ruto speaks at a Panel on Women in Technology (WIT) Academy


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Deputy President William Ruto's wife, Rachel, (right) inspects a greenhouse at Kabulwet farm in Uasin Gishu County.
The organisation's founder, Mrs Rachel Ruto, says she came up with the idea to help women in her rural home access money to start businesses. By recognising the interests of women in rural areas, the group has helped its members grow their ventures into large-scale investments and access markets. "Our objective as women should be to use every opportunity available to engage in income-generating activities which can uplift our living standards. This can be done if we embrace table banking," said Mrs Ruto. Mrs. Rachel Ruto speaks at a Panel on Women in Technology (WIT) Academy Mrs. Rachel Ruto speaks at a Panel on Women in Technology (WIT) Academy Mrs. Rachel Ruto speaks at a Panel on Women in Technology (WIT) Academy Mrs. Rachel Ruto speaks at a Panel on Women in Technology (WIT) Academy Mrs. Rachel Ruto speaks at a Panel on Women in Technology (WIT) Academy Mrs. Rachel Ruto speaks at a Panel on Women in Technology (WIT) Academy Mrs. Rachel Ruto speaks at a Panel on Women in Technology (WIT) Academy Mrs. Rachel Ruto speaks at a Panel on Women in Technology (WIT) Academy Mrs. Rachel Ruto speaks at a Panel on Women in Technology (WIT) Academy


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