Inspiring! Meet Grace Githinji, Kenyan Entreprenuer Who Quit Law Career For Baking

Everyone have dreams but not all are ready to go through what  it entails to turn their dreams into reality like Grace Githinji.

For Grace baking has been her passion for a long time until she took the bold step and left her job as a corporate legal attorney to concentrate on her passion.

She had been baking all her life for free, for family and friends, her love of which blossomed at age 9 when she baked her first cake. She only decided to turn it into a source of income when she got admitted into the university of Nairobi to study law.

In her first gear on campus, she decided to hone her skills by enrolling in a cake baking and decoration school, efficiently juggling between her law classes and overtime, became a supplier for the school canteen.


One of Grace's  cake design
One of the cakes designed by Grace 

Her reputation grew by the time she got to third year and soon, she started training other aspiring bakers for Sh 27,000 per student.

Despite losing an entire year due to a carry over she got from a lecturer whose advances she turned down, she forged on, not minding that her mates had left her behind.

In 2012, she registered her company *Cooks, Cakes and Bakes* and then resigned her job as an advocate at the high court of Kenya to focus fully on her passion.

“The problems and trials I went through have helped develop my patience, strength of character and hope. I want to build something that will outlive me” she said.

Well Done Grace! Keep Setting The Pace!

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