Kaniza Shafie, Co-founder of Kebun Kota, Malaysia
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Today’s episode is with an entrepreneur from Malaysia, Kaniza Shafie.

She is the co-founder of Kebun Kota in Kuantan, Pahang. She is also an architect and mother of five. 

We started by talking about her farm, Kebun Kota which supplies fresh harvest her cafe, Roots.

Kebun Kota is a 14-acre farm that was once a quarry.

Kaniza is proud that she and her husband, Dr Muhklis Chua, regenerated this brownfield into an eco-friendly urban farm and agriculture research centre that she lovingly calls Kebun Kota (which means “city farm” in Malay)

She believes that micro-farming and smart farming are the way of the future.

We also spoke about women, technology, intentionality, learning how to say no, being true to ourselves and getting back to the core of our humanity.

In this interview, Kaniza talks about her childhood as well as motherhood.

She also speaks about being more intentional about her life now that she’s two years from 60 and what she truly desires to do with her life and business.

Get the show notes at WomenpreneurAsia.com

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