Mi Vida Homes is a joint venture by ACTIS, a real estate private equity investor-developer in sub-Saharan Africa and Sharpoorji Pallonji Real Estate (SPRE).
Mi Vida Homes Board member Koome Gikunda expressed confidence that Kariuki is the right person to drive Mi Vida Homes’s growth strategy, including its ambitious affordable housing projects that are in the pipeline.
Kariuki holds an MSc in Finance (Economic Policy) degree from the University of London, an MBA in Strategic Planning from Heriot-Watt University, an undergraduate degree in Applied Accounting from Oxford Brookes University and an engineering degree from Moi University.
He also holds certification in construction management.
In his remarks, Kariuki was positive about the real estate company’s growth noting he will steer the delivery of the brand’s promise to its customers.“Mi Vida is unique in our market given its opportunity to combine the financial and technical strengths of ACTIS and SPRE to build a pan-African homes platform. This strength provides assurance to our customers that they can trust us with their investment to deliver to them quality products at fair prices and on time,” Samuel Kariuki.