What’s in a name?
Kinghorne is derived from three elements: first, king, meaning “agile”; second, horn, meaning “sustainable”; third, e, meaning “investing”; hence the name ‘Kinghorne’ can mean “agile sustainable investing” i.e. design on a ‘test-adapt-learn’ loop value.
A winning combination
A founder member and first chairman and first Secretary-General of the Kinghorne Limited, Kennedy Adongo, owned the first 80 percent of the company’s shares worth of 20000 KES of his savings and monetary gifts given to him by his family on special days such as Birthdays, Christmas and New Year, as his determinant seed capital, onset of childhood rabbit business i.e. apply design thinking, continually work on a ‘test-adapt-learn’ loop. Kinghorne is incredible investment return as a result of multiple arbitrage and a low cost of capital, as early as 8 June 2003, but registered on 8 June 2012 by Wilfred Gose. Fundamentally, our agribusiness, finance, education, communication and health (AFECH) actions are either adaptations to existing contexts, or disruptions that transform operational efficiency, growth, asset quality, soundness, liquidity, profitability and competitive advantage; adapting to agility in an integrated sustainable investing. AFECH simply means we move onwards and forward on the fight against climate change, the building of new industrial assets, innovation and pave the way for a new world that will be stronger, more independent and able to run the race of new technologies for “a political climate change” and cooperation.
1. “INTEGRATION AGILE”
Happy New Year Kennedy! Enjoy good livelihood, security and peace. Every year gives life a new horizon and decisive direction to fight the good fight of faith, with great heart, believing that when you wish upon a star, your dreams come true. Whether it is safety, health, happiness or future prospects of our communities or Kenya my motherland. Work with others to ensure that schools are conducive and welcoming for children with disabilities and work conscientiously to get girls and children of ethnic minorities enrolled. As the pendant of Africa, rewrite the future programmes from Kenya, Egypt, Angola, Ivory Coast to Chad. As a corporate matter, initiate current affairs, governance, development and geopolitics of petrochemicals, tech infrastructure, manufacturing, refining and mining, which is to create the premier market-leading multinational business. That’s in the history of Kenya, laying down plans at the centre for tea, coffee, milk, rice and horticulture industry in a bid to boost farmer’s returns; building the institutional and technical capacity of the state in facilitating and promoting national development; improving the service delivery of public services to meet the basic needs of citizens; and supporting the creation of employment opportunities. To the King of kings, be your seal of fidelity, justice and integrity. Amen. Reene Migen Sao, your complete mom, 01/01/1996.
i) Made in Kinghorne Kenya – Do More for, and with Africa
Kinghorne has the real capability to lead a change to bring growth and create new opportunities especially in the digital industries, manufacturing and integrate growth of regional SMEs into larger business. It is our proposed level of ambition that by 2030 the production of cutting-edge and sustainable semiconductors in Africa including processors is at least 20% of world production in value. For example, our plan is to use semiconductors in connected cars, smartphones, internet-linked devices, high performance computers and artificial intelligence. The Kinghorne plan for investing in quantum technologies, a game changer in developing new medicines and to speed up genome sequencing. The plan is also for 10,000 climate-neutral facilities by 2030 to help Africa develop its own cloud infrastructure and the doubling of unicorns, or companies with a $1 billion valuation. It aims to cover all African households by a Gigabit network by 2030, with all populated areas covered by 5G. It has been our pleasure to give you first-rate values that see more partnership, collaboration and investment; understand both cultures, people, economies; and interests, and enhance attending conferences, building knowledge and doing research on products including sugar, pharmaceuticals, rice, medical equipment, avionics, food products, various raw materials, fruit juices, milk, maize, confectionary and poultry to maintain employment, entrepreneurship programs and innovation. I am thinking more broadly, the international space we are pursuing is what the EU calls the four freedoms (of movement): goods, services, labour and capital, plus intellectual property, and the emergent freedom of our times, data, to our Trade people and citizens.
ii) Kinghorne Mentoring Programme
Mentor programme available to youth and women working in the broadcast tech media, fintech, agritech, edutech and healthtech sectors. Program benefits include one-to-one mentoring contact with their pairing, monthly group meetings, facilitated peer-to-peer support and access to networking and workshops through Kinghorne Value Fund – a self-funded corporate charitable fund that empowers communities and contributes to the realization of the UN SDGs.
iii) Manufacturing, supply chain and sales functions
Denish Nyaugu was the Company Secretary who also oversaw the tech advantage and shrewd marketing. Victor Okeyo was in-charge of long-term sustainability, not debt. Charles Olunga was in-charge of diversification of business. Lilian Ogada oversaw programme budget and financial forecasts. Kennedy Adongo oversaw good international framework conditions through trade policy and political-commercial advice by using geo-spatial data to generate operational efficiency in identifying high potential markets as part of business expansion, outreach or customer acquisition, understanding livelihoods and lifestyles of customers beyond age, gender and wealth, allowing the company to design, prototype and scale relevant products, anchored on:
a) Kinghorne Blue Skies Sermon
Luke 6:31.42.48 – Jesus calls “integrity, competence, efficiency blue skies” that guarantee bio-healthcare; astrophysics and planetary science; coral reef restoration; precision farming and regenerative technology; smart city; mobility and robotics.
A key integrity principle (31) ‘And as you wish that others would do to you, do so to them.’ In this sermon lies a power of God’s blessings, human relationships, ethics and good character in agribusiness, finance, education, communications and health.
A secure competence (48) ‘Such a person is like the man who, when he built a house, dug, and dug deep, and laid the foundations on rock; when the river was in flood it bore down on that house but could not shake it, it was so well built.‘ i.e. agility in an integrated sustainable investing: Water, Food, Power, Data and Circular economy to support peace and security.
The result of efficiency (42) ‘Take the log out of your own eye first, and then you will see clearly enough to take out the splinter in your brother’s eyes.’ We are employee-centric and customer-centric organization that shifts values and transforms systems.
b) Kinghorne Money Ethics
The rationality of Kinghorne is to share profits or dividends for an approved period of time until you recoup your initial cash outlay to achieve high human development values and ranks. To observe the principle of ‘living within the company’s means’ by ensuring that annual expenditure does not exceed the annual revenue, Kinghorne came up with the following actionable and evidence-based Money Ethics blueprint towards long-run sustainability and resilience, not debt:
The Kinghorne Formula 100% = R-30%: S-20%: I-20%: T-10%: C-10%: P-10%;
R – Recurrent expenses
S – Savings expenses
I – Investment expenses
C- Capital expenses
T – Tithe expenses
P – Philanthropy expenses
c) Kinghorne ‘In the hands of God’ Prayer
Kinghorne honors trade and investment as living images of Christ. The mission of this prayer is to do what is right, love loyalty and walk humbly with God who is the mountain where we run, fountain we drink from, shadow where we hide, ransom for our life, wind inside our sails, anchor in our waves, fire inside our veins, echo of our days. This prayer is a key for shaping the world.
V. God Knows our service values,
R. In his true wisdom, we ask to leave everything on the field, from sports to politics.
V. St Catherine of Siena,
R. Pray for us to be the diversified lighthouse bursts of the shared value gamma rays.
Let us pray
In your hands God, let us act with fidelity, justice and integrity in rebuilding trade, infrastructure and industry efficiency as we enjoy peace and security, led with cords of human kindness, with bands of love. Christ, may our ecosystem business constantly shift with more connectivity, lower transaction cost, automation and fundamental societal shift to build value for the customer. Holy Spirit, turn our work into something easily digestible and fun to explore as we bring Kinghorne’s treasures to the masses.
Source: God Knows by Minnie Louise Haskins (1908); Ecclesiastes 11:1; Luke 1:37; Matthew 5:14-16; Proverbs 21:1; King of My Heart by Steffany Gretzinger; Jeremiah 9:23.33:6; Hosea 11:4; Micah 6:8; Holy Spirit by Jesus Culture; Enter One by Sol Seppy.
d) Kinghorne Logo
1. The globe shows Kinghorne’s vision vision “Agile sustainable investing”, meaning Kinghorne is a symbol of resilience, determination and grace characterized by ‘frequent redesign, rebuild, reassessment and adaptation of plans’ i.e. Adapting with agility to a new path – lives (health), livelihoods (economy) and living/lifestyle (social) via a lens of cultural competency, foreign and defence policy and national security strategy – harnessing new ways of thinking of investing on diverse economy.
2. The blue and yellow monarch butterfly effects represent robust and holistic semiconductors, avionics, medical equipment, and pharmaceuticals ripple effect systems as the slogan ‘service and volunteerism to the community and business’; super-fast corporate governance system change, a stellar star leadership for pro-worker, pro- family, pro-growth and pro-nature.
3. The blue colour of the globe shows ‘consistency, finances, structures’ for people, planet, prosperity, peace and partnership. As St. Catherine of Siena would put it “Be who God meant you to be and you will set the world on fire:” Kinghorne arose like a fire of an expanded purpose beyond maximizing share value to explicitly include general and specific private-public benefits.
4. The deer and the eagle represent the ‘O’ God of Kinghorne anthem’, meaning the strength of Kinghorne lies in strong convictions and spending a great deal of time in the company of like-minded individuals to achieve our five objectives that are in line with the aspirations of UN, AU, EAC and Kenya’s anthems such as an expanded markets for goods and services, unobstructed factor movements, the reallocation of resources, free movement of capital and persons, single continental customs union, promotion of economic diversification, structural transformation and technological development, enhancement of human capital, and attaining sustainable and inclusive socio-economic development.
e) Kinghorne Shield
The mission is rebuilding the business and the people. The goal is the reestablishment of a strong state of natural resources. Both the shareholder and the stakeholder are concerned with resuming the work of building a high definite life purpose, safety of the community and the protection of the families. The objective is for gaining the motivation and strength that are needed for a lifetime of steadfast love. The agenda is that children are being educated from the very beginning to assume responsibility for putting up their own business, using their own resources by contributing money and labours and work.
f) Kinghorne tapering flag
The flag signals diversity shift by setting a high bar for increase in equality and a tapering of inclusion asset purchases:
1. The green colour is representing conviction in objective one ‘to encourage trade and investment’ i.e. green for independent and ordered in building productive alliances in skills and education; science and research; innovation and entrepreneurship.
2. The white colour is representing conviction in objective two ‘to support peace and security’ for equality and inclusivity.
3. The dark blue colour is representing conviction in objective three ‘to strengthen mutual democratic institutions’ i.e. a more prosperous, healthier nations, political independence, tackling inequality, strengthening government systems and institutions.
4. The black colour is representing conviction in objective four ‘to promote sustainable progressive development’ i.e. black for permanence and originality in increasing breadth and strength of innovation, boosting growth and improving living standards.
5.The yellow colour is representing conviction in objective five ‘to adapt climate change solutions’ i.e. yellow for triumph of time and truth in demonstrating global leadership on climate and environmental issues, by deploying expertise on climate finance, resilience and adaptation, renewable energy, biodiversity, and science and technology; and creating green jobs.
g) Kinghorne Pledge of Allegiance
Kinghorne pledge begins with the right hand over the heart, and after reciting “to the Flag,” the right hand extends gracefully, palm upward, toward the Flag, and remains in this gesture till the end of the affirmation; whereupon all hands drop to the side.
I pledge allegiance to the flag of the Kinghorne Limited, and for customer needs, expectations, understandings and product improvement under one God, to preserve and labour for unity, dignity and equality, with all humility and gentleness.
Source: Customer Diversity, a core value of Kinghorne as seen in Ephesians 4:1-6. As it is, we have been given a crown as far superior growth catalysts, who are founded on better promises of pondering with prototypes and brainstorming with target customers via network, product and service in creative ways from incubators, accelerators, universities, mentors and coaches.
h) Kinghorne Motto
‘Service Values’ means Kinghorne re-builds or re-designs values in leadership, innovation, creative industry, entrepreneurship and mobility. It is the basis for our absolute advantage, comparative advantage and mechanical advantage as we close the opportunity gap through research for an easier, cheaper, faster and more efficient service delivery towards happier, flourishing and sustainable future for the generations to come e.g. governance and human rights, political and commercial interests, etc.
i) Kinghorne Blueprint
Kinghorne blueprint is a lighthouse bursts of gamma rays emanating from one of the fastest-spinning stars in the galaxy of new kind of business and residential community, massive workplace-manufacturing hybrids, implementing new technologies, more eco-efficient developments, an urban ecosystem where nature and city are intertwined and act as one organism, abundance of greenery to depollute the surrounding environment, reforest a sand quarry for hotels, new public parks and private gardens, green roofs and green facades, a huge shopping mall, plant-covered skycrapers, big data management, energy management of the mechanical systems, water gardens, desalination tower, restaurants and shops, entertainment, art and culture and sport.
j) O’ God of Kinghorne Anthem
O’ God of Kinghorne, lead in sharing service values
I sustain a zeal to encourage trade and investment
The multilateralism and international cooperation
For an international peace, security and prosperity
Keen professionalism, integrity, customer diversity
I play to strengthen mutual democratic institutions
I support law, democracy and people participation
To promote sustainable progressive development
All to promote trade and investment liberalization
I diversify brand to adapt climate change solutions
Integration of an agile eco-social political economy
Even fostering the person-centered trading system
Author: Kennedy Adongo, 12th Monday 2021, 7:48 PM
Tune: Kinghorne Chambers Choir Chords.
The history of ‘Anthem: This anthem is a visible testimony to the resilience of this company, and we hope that it will inspire generations to come redesign a wholly integrated social justice, ecological sustainability and economic viability solutions for local value, global vision. The anthem is a classical fusion of the Kinghorne vision, mission, objectives, core values, competencies, philosophy, work ethic and principles, with combined slogan and motto rested on God.
k) The Value of a Teacher Book Trailer
The Value of a Teacher Book Trailer is for authors, individuals and corporations. This is a nice corporate promotion video for Kinghorne company that 100% promotes sustainable investments driven by supporting environmental technologies for a sustainable environment and future. You open this book trailer and you go through into another world.
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The video is created using the image of the front of the book and the author’s profile picture along with some publicly available video clips of African scenery, various related images to environment technologies and zeal anthem soundtrack, that we feel would be in line with some of the topic of the book.
I have zeal to sustain trade
I unite to feed all the earth
I set my afetch core as flint
I act as a spur to cooperate
Free all ages full out in God
I shared value is to a slogan
I adapt to climate path care
I innovate a sept for a value
My loyalty in equal is of law
God gives me life on all side
I am a just focus of security
I am a pic of universal cause
I obey key asset of our peace
I press on to the open market
Battle is not mine but of God
Author: Kennedy Adongo, 6th Sunday of Easter, 17 May 2020
Tune: Chordify #Jeremiah Olumo MIDI, PDF and Choral downloads platform for chords +254724917354>, 15/11/2020
Published: SAFX Studios audio and video production services, Dec 19, 2020, 6:27 PM : https://www.safxstudios.com/
2. “BEING AGILE”
Merry Christmas Kennedy! The King of kings, of most gracious rule, he predicts ecology to build working systems [Luke 6:48]. Bankable leaders, men of stature, entrenched regimes, prestigious political masterclass and powerful corporations are well-placed to navigate uncharted waters with joy, love and peace. Define your lighting space as a Kenya’s cultural and ecological heritage in soundness, liquidity, asset quality, operational efficiency, profitability and competitive advantage. Think long-term, a persuasive value for digital and data-driven foreign policy and national security, political and career officials, management and budget in a transparent and collegial manner. That requires creative leadership for pharmaceutical manufacturing hubs, crop insurance and reinsurance, education, energy, financial services or logistics business. Making noise in a sense, reduces your power or brand, for you take some good and lose it as a currency. Incline your divine self to goodwill on weighty matters of sovereignty, territorial integrity, political economy, feminist constitutionalism and international trade rules. To the Lord of heaven’s eternal height, be Christmas light to nations, entering into strategic partnerships legacy with traditional service and volunteerism, on intergenerational and intragenerational equity. Amen. Reene Migen Sao, your complete mom, 25/12/1995.
i) Kinghorne Agile Project Management
Planning is a science. Implementation is an art. In the middle is the strategic plan as a library archive. At the other end is action underpinned by transparent and accountable staff, customer and shareholder engagement. Kinghorne is a butterfly that flies gracefully with agility in vast island airport and bridges, forged in steel and glass, humming with nuclear fusion, spaceports, high-speed trains, electric cars, wind turbines, solar panels, energy-efficient appliances and energy-efficient buildings. Kinghorne really hasn’t changed, except for new words like “platforms” and “systems”. That’s the new enabling environment – policy, products, people, platforms, private sector, pricing, projects, even planet. Today, our priority is to use our company’s constitution and Kinghorne code to promote investment…industrialization (and)…infrastructure for the digital economy.
ii) Catalyzing global leadership, innovation, creative industry and entrepreneurship markets
Betsy Chia joined as the President, Global Brand Marketing at Kinghorne Limited. While here, her full mandate is to control and oversee the business’ operations, employees, and ventures. She made Kinghorne resilient by strengthening it’s balance sheets through additional capital and adequate liquidity return of foreign investors, improved business environment and the attractive prices of many stocks as cash flow improves, sending the combined investor wealth—called market capitalization high e.g. Global Brand Marketing for the non fiction book “The Value of a Teacher” written by Kennedy Adongo explores the importance of education and the importance of values. This fundamental truth provides a basis for each generation to understand the importance of learning and implementing sustainable systems to protect biodiversity in the world.
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3. “ENTERPRISE AGILITY”
Happy 10th Birthday prefect Kennedy! This day is a moon-shot at an orderly leadership, for astute, efficient and to-the-point on-the-ground impact governing. A life of faith in God alone, confidence in his love, care and mercy, is the path that leads to fullness of life in his grace. Be a wrinkle in time that transcends ages towards healthy, wealthy and productive society. Kenya needs a major upgrade in public services, starting with electoral machinery, childcare, healthcare and infrastructure. Kenyans want a strong leader, one who will fight for them at home and abroad. To be clear: this is carefully planned strategy, ‘securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity’, prepared in stages. That is youth empowerment (including aspects of enterprise development, job creation and placement services), financial inclusion work, agri-business support, organizational capacity development. Remember, all great and honourable actions are accompanied with great difficulties, and both must be enterprised and overcome with answerable courage. To the King of kings who creates leadership and gives it value momentum, be your sword to protect and defend popular will through diagnosis, guiding policy and coherent action, with compact unity, virtue, lustre and the unfading crown of glory. Amen. Reene Migen Sao, your complete mom, 18/05/1994.
i) Ecology, economics and ethics
Kinghorne utilizes artificial intelligence to model complex data of the inter-relationships between food, climate, trade, agriculture, and macroeconomic conditions. Between 2013 and 2020, Kinghorne stamped on macroeconomic research and key ratios analysis of UN, African Union, EAC, Kenya and County Governments; interpreting budget reading for EAC countries, economic surveys, household survey, vision 2030 MTP, County strategic plans, global index, IMF FAS, policy making institutions, Members of Parliament; and summarizing analysis of key macroeconomic events like Board of Directors (BoDs) and Business Associations, SACCOs, World Bank, United Nations Global Compact; South-North South-South and Triangular collaboration; WealthFest Africa (WEFA), Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), USA Free Trade Agreement (FTA), pan-African free trade area, African Trade Ministers’ Council, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Trans-Pacific Partnership, Kenya’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Enterprise Development, Council of Ministers of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), Council of Ministers of the African; Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States, World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Ministerial Conference, African Union Commission, European Union-ACP Economic Partnership Agreement, Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, ISO 14001-environmental management system (EMS), Green Climate Fund (GCF) and Global environment facility (GEF), and Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) to think long-term and build a business case for safe, sustainable and socially inclusive supply chains in 5-100 years growth agenda for a quantum increase in lives (health), livelihoods (economy) and living/lifestyle (social). The report positively notes, Kinghorne is adapting with agility to this new path – health, economy and social in a variety of sectors: fintech, e-commerce, agritech, healthtech, e-delivery and business-to-business (B2B) e-logistics.
ii) Co-innovation, co-incubation and eco-sustainable solutions
The data collected provides decision-making tools, solutions, and analytics to the food, agriculture, and climate economies. This way, Kinghorne is a global footprint platform of growth strategy that is an integral part of a diversified business model – not only for investors seeking yield, but also those seeking catalysts to unlock future organization’s soundness, operational efficiency, growth, profitability, asset quality, liquidity and competitive advantage. That’s agility in an integrated sustainable investing. In the end, Kinghorne provides in-depth analysis and policy recommendations on important aspects of development and serves as a reference point for, among others, policymakers, governments, civil societies, scholars and multilateral bodies which are promoting eco-solutions through advocacy campaigns, partnerships, resource mobilization and technical support.
The Kinghorne Mission
We have as a global community to respond to the consequences of climate change, the need to achieve sustainability. A radical shift to a new economic paradigm in a decarbonised world—an eco-social political-economy perspective. Kinghorne champions notions of gender equality, income, wealth and resource redistribution, and a reconfigured social consumption and investment strategy that transfers resources and technology from developed countries to developing countries as the key means to achieve this eco-social welfare state. The eco-social policies that underpin such an economic paradigm must concurrently pursue both equity and social justice, as well as sustainability and sufficiency goals within an activist innovation state, with substantial state investment and greater regulation and planning.
Investing in communities
Looking ahead, Kinghorne vision is of a world with excellent public and private services at its core—agile sustainable investing i.e. apply design thinking, continually work on a ‘test-adapt-learn’ loop for agile global footprint platform, growing strategic value-adding partner in a sustainable ecosystem, and macroeconomic modelling diversification investing. This world we seek is one with openness, inclusivity, cohesion, solidarity and a recognition that the shift to a new gendered, ecological-social paradigm of wealth creation and distribution is pursued together and without delay for the future generations whom we would wish to inhabit a peaceful, harmonious world that is supported by a sustainable vision of economy and society, and enriched by a diversity of cultures.
1. Building trust in governance and institutions through transparent, accountable and inclusive decision-making (governance)
2. Improving quality of life, access and wellbeing, to create an inclusive and fair society (social)
3. Growing productivity, the Kenyan economy and allowing equitable access to economic and growth opportunities, while efficiently using financial resources (economic)
4. Protecting environmental outcomes by reducing pollution, balancing resource consumption, conserving natural ecosystems and resources, and supporting climate mitigation and adaptation (environmental).
Over to you
How do you feel about agribusiness, finance, education, communication and health operational efficiency, growth, asset quality, soundness, liquidity, profitability and competitive advantage? Have you ever encountered bio-healthcare; astrophysics and planetary science; coral reef restoration; precision farming and regenerative technology; smart city; and mobility and robotics? Do you have any other interesting trade, investment, democracy, sustainable development, climate, peace and security examples to share? Tell us your Water, Food, Power, Data and Circular economy story through the Get In Touch section, we would love to hear from you. And as always, thank you for reading our innovation and incubation story!
The bottom line: Kinghorne focuses on customer needs, expectations, understandings, and product improvement.