Talk Africa: A Conversation with Narendra Raval


It is said that “you need money to make money.” For many, especially those born into rich families, this is true. But this wasn’t the case for Narendra Raval, who rose from humble beginnings, worked hard and built a $650 million industrial empire.

Known as the Guru, Narendra is one of Kenya’s most successful entrepreneurs.

The steel tycoon founded and transformed the Devki Group, East Africa’s largest building material company

His passion towards business landed him among the top 50 richest men by Forbes Africa 2015 list. But beyond owning a multi-million dollar company, Narendra is one of Kenya’s most devoted philanthropists.

This week from the HQ of the Guru’s steel empire, we bring you the inspiring story of Narendra Raval.