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Shamiri Institute, a mental health startup, has raised USD 1 Mn in funding from the Templeton World Charity Foundation to tackle the scourge of mental health in Kenya and the rest of the African continent. The startup will use the funding to build strategies for promulgating their character-based data-driven interventions to African youth and to scrutinize the long-term health objectives and outcomes of these interventions.
Shamiri Institute uses social research data to respond to mental health issues amongst the youth. The company conceptualizes and implements strategies to mitigate the crisis amongst the youth with the core objective of creating a better future for this population group.