Miriam Wairimu Kamau
Founder & Director
Mimo Gem Traders
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Miriam saved her meagre salary to pay for her training on gemstones. She holds certificates from Nairobi, Kenya and Johannesburg, South Africa in diamond and colored gemstone identification, including processing from rough to full cut polished minerals, cutting, sorting and marketing. Consequently, the certificates equipped her with all required knowledge to be a gemstone dealer, miner and a creative artisan which she has done successfully for the last 17 years.
Miriam has grown successfully in the business of gemstone dealing and mining admired by many, a young woman who has beat all odds and survived a male dominated field in Kenya. Africa. She owns Tsavorites Mines in Taita Taveta & Nosikitok Namanga in Kenya where she practices modern mining and taking care of over fifty families in the mining industry communities.