Brad V.

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Please note your tour guide will be Lemmy (AKA Zuma). He’s a great guy and also my former roommate.

Born & raised in the South of the US. Traveled to over 34 countries. Lived on 4 continents. Tons of awesome experiences around the world...World Cup South Africa, Carnaval in Rio, Inca Trail, the quintessential European backpacking experience, and countless treks & epic adventures.

Served in the Peace Corps in Paraguay. Worked mostly in facilitating entrepreneurship & youth leadership/civic engagement & improving management practices at a large cooperative.

Now I live in Kibera, Africa's largest slum and I work for a group that helps empower entrepreneurs in the developing world through advanced entrepreneurship training, consulting, mentorship & investment capital.

I'm interested in BOP and social innovation, social enterprise, impact investing, private-sector solutions to poverty, urban poverty alleviation, and of course entrepreneurship & supporting the growth and vitality of small and gr... [More]

Reviews for Brad V.
Christine K.

My time at Kibera was the highlight of my trip. It was not easy to witness the conditions there but my guide Nicholas was very proud of what has been accomplished there. He did a great job of showing me his home town. It was a very worthwhile tour and I think anyone who visits Nairobi should go.

Fernanda P.

Truly inspiring experience. Diddy guided us as a real champ! Extremely professional and knowledgeable about the area. He made the tour on our pace, and, unlike downtown nairobi, we didn't feel intimated for one second. The people of Kibera is very friendly. We felt welcome all the time and nobody pushed us to make donations or buy stuff we didnt want