The 'first Kenyan running shoe' hits its stride

Devex spoke with Weldon Kennedy, co-founder of Enda Athletic, about his vision to help Kenyans benefit more from their reputation as the world's elite runners. On Wednesday the startup reached its initial Kickstarter fundraising target.

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  • Michael Igoe

    Michael Igoe is a Senior Reporter with Devex, based in Washington, D.C. He covers U.S. foreign aid, global health, climate change, and development finance. Prior to joining Devex, Michael researched water management and climate change adaptation in post-Soviet Central Asia, where he also wrote for EurasiaNet. Michael earned his bachelor's degree from Bowdoin College, where he majored in Russian, and his master’s degree from the University of Montana, where he studied international conservation and development.