OutDoors Africa


What we do

Drawing on our collective years of experience, we provide two main categories of services:

a) Consultancy: Our business consultancy services are designed to improve productivity and efficiency. Our main goal is to assist organizations to identify needs, develop action plans and facilitate change to enhance organizational success.

b) Organization Learning and Development: We provide a unique learning experience through our wide range of learning and development solutions delivered via interactive and transformative training programs in:


Customer Experience

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Team Building Facilitation

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Strategy & Performance Management

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HR Advisory

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Who we are

Outdoors Africa (ODA) is a premier Nairobi (Kenya) based, human resources and management
and training professional consultancy firm. Registered in 2009, Outdoors Africa has become synonymous with
professional expertise and reliability in all its contracted projects. We have sustained a powerful reputation for excellence in creating and deploying learning and development initiatives.

Our promise is in Inspiring Change Experientially by integrating value and sustainable business
transformation through direct, relevant and concrete experiences that we use in our programs to serve as
metaphors for the unique challenges of every workplace.

We constantly rework our delivery towards a culture change approach that is wholesomely geared towards aligning strategy, processes and people by:


Facilitating value-adding organization learning and development solutions to organizations through powerful learning experiences.


b) Building strong synergies between organization strategies and their human resources (HR) initiatives and re-engineering solutions.


Deployment of client specific and pragmatic interventions that are aligned to business priorities.

In the process, we have built a wealth of experience spanning with regional experience and exposure in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Ghana, Ethiopia, Sudan, Malawi and Nigeria.

We engage in open and reciprocal dialogue with our clients in order to ensure a relevant and responsible service delivery. Our problem-solving initiatives and transparent communication strategies allow us to deliver solutions that are designed with the client in mind to complement, integrate and support other (existing) initiatives.



1.Program Customization: We conduct comprehensive needs analysis to understand the gaps that our interventions must address, and we invest time in developing tailored programmes as well as designing customized workbooks. This goes a long way towards creating:

•Emotional buy in through a people driven process.
•Rapid turnaround time in deployment.
•Accurate pre-engagement information.
•Innovative intellectual capital sharing.

2.Innovative Delivery: Through holistic learning, which see each human entity as a system of interacting dimensions, we spark creativity, nonconformity, originality, imagination, reflection, exploration, risk-taking, entrepreneurialism, and intuition amongst course participants

3.Impact: Our interventions will achieve impact resulting in motivated staff as well as an effective management team and a transformed customer experience and leadership culture.

4.Improved Performance: An empowered team will deliver improved business performance.

5.Long Term Partnership: We promise 100% commitment and professionalism in the establishment of a long-term working relationship



Dynamic and Results driven Human Resource consultant with extensive experience positively impacting
organizational performance through programme design, project development and work function
management. Expert in OD functions and HRBP models. Utilize best practices and follow cutting edge
and emerging HR trends. Conversant with legal frameworks, outstanding intrapersonal and
interpersonal skills and passionate about people development.

Canute Waswa

I am a serial entrepreneur, strategic thinker, tactician, problem solver, relationship builder, connector, mobilizer,podcast enthusiast and speaker. I am a seasoned writer and communicator and for ten years, I was a columnist with Business Daily, the business component of  Daily Nation, Kenya’s leading newspaper. Finally, I am a grateful recipient of freedom thanks to the service of all who have invested in my life in the field of Outdoors Experiential Learning. This passion led me to be an Instructor of Leadership Development with Outward Bound Kenya then Bermuda and Canada. I have since been applying my skills in Kenya and across different countries in Africa


A self-driven Business Consultant with 8+ years of extensive Key Account Selling and Customer Service from a major telecommunications company. A strong Business and personal development generalist with strengths in the following disciplines: people change management, performance management, people development, employee relations, career development and coaching. A passionate people developer, career development practitioner and coach who enjoys working with people in coaching and mentoring capacities. An experienced trainer/facilitator delivering a broad range of training and development interventions using a raft of experiential and leadership development techniques.

Outdoors Africa is a fully TAX compliant service provider under Kenyan laws and is registered with the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA) under reference number NITA/TRN/1290/VOL.1 (9b)

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Our Impact Statistics

10+ African Countries reached and operating from .
200+ Organizations Supported .
More than 80% of our clients are SMES
More than USD 1Billion of revenue growth has been experienced by our clients during our engagement

Some of Our Clients

Get in touch

We are available at your service, do not hesitate to get in touch with us

Location: Nairobi Kenya

Nairobi, Kenya


+254 720 808 086

+254 721 329 334

+254 721 510 965