Director - Buupass
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Wyclife Omondi – Co-Founder and Chief Financial Officer of BuuPass Inc
Wyclife Omondi is the Co-Founder and Chief Financial Officer of BuuPass Inc and a Transportation Consultant for the World Bank Group.
BuuPass is an offline and online ticketing company that has developed ticketing solution for Standard Gauge Railways (Madaraka Experess) and several bus companies such Easy Coach Limited. BuuPass won the USD 1 million Hult Prize Challenge which is supported by President Bill Clinton. Hult Prize is a social entrepreneurship competition that brings together 25,000 + teams around the world.
Wyclife completed his high school at Nyabondo High School in Kenya, then received two-year scholarship to study in United World College of South East Asia – Singapore, then received another scholarship to attend Earlham College, USA where he graduated in 2017 with B.A Economics.
Wyclife has been involved in different activities such as elected as Secretary of Finance for Earlham Student government, volunteering for 7 months to teach English and computer skills Cebu-Philippines as well as winning the USD 10,000 Earlham Peace Prize to implement his project “Teens for Peace” which is aimed at eliminating menstrual bullying in mixed primary schools in Kenya.
He has also done two internships with The Nature Conservancy-Indiana. Besides working for BuuPass, Wyclife also works as Transportation Consultant for the World Bank Group.