WOMAN OF PASSION: Wipes as a viable business

Stella Oeri wasn’t happy with the quality of baby wipes in the market, and so she started a company to solve this problem. PHOTO| FLORENCE BETT

What you need to know:

  • Stella runs a company called Octagon Ventures; it’s located in Lang’ata and has a workforce of four.
  • Octagon is an umbrella for a handful of business undertakings, which includes the manufacture and supply of personal care products for babies and women – wet wipes, sanitary towels and panty liners.

“I had my two daughters back to back,” Stella Oeri, 39, smiles. She is married, and now has three children.


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