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Kenya born entrepreneur ‘Faisa Egge’ elected Kokkola City Councillor

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The 2019 Suomen Yrittäjät Immigrant Entrepreneur of the Year Winner, Faisa Egge who once picked bottles to survive during her early days in Finland has been elected to represent The Greens in Kokkola City Council. She got 150 votes in an election where The Greens grabbed two places. Faisa’s inspiring story of how she built a successful life in Finland from the scratch is what every go-getter would love to read.

See the compiled list of 50 candidates from African backgrounds who ran for the election.

Faisa arrived Finland in 2008, just like many immigrants, she had to adapt to the culture and system of her new country.

She’s a caregiver and her company Amanihoiva Kotihoito Oy offers home care services to seniors and personal assistance to the disabled in their own homes in Central Ostrobothnia.

Faisa won the Finnish Enterprise (Suomen Yrittäjät) Immigrant Entrepreneur award in 2019. The award is worth €3,000. Elo, a reputable pension company donated the funds.


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