#StartupStory: Kawiwi, an online marketplace for freelancers, consultants and service providers

Zambia born former banker, author and entrepreneur Edwin Ngwane, has created a platform that gives consultants, freelancers, unemployed graduates, semi-skilled and skilled individuals access to markets. After spending 10 years in the banking sector, holding various positions Ngwane took the daunting and often uncertain road of entrepreneurship. A decision he says was inspired by feeling stagnant in what was his dream job.

Edwin Ngwane, founder of

We find out about his most recent project, an online platform called

BizcommunityCan you tell us a bit about Kawiwi?

Kawiwi is an online marketplace for freelancers, consultants and service providers. It is a platform which allows people to have access to qualified and verified consultants and service providers.

BizcommunityWhen, how and why did you get started?

Kawiwi was built in 2020 after seeing the challenges which consultant, freelancers and service providers face with getting paid clients. We also realised that many clients were struggling…

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