About Project

Period: October – November 2019

Client: Somo Africa

Subject: The Visionary Podcast

The Visionary Podcast is a branded podcast by Somo Africa that tells the stories of how to start and grow a business in informal  areas. Each episode feature a somo Entrepreneurs who tell his/her stories of how he/she started their businesses and motivation behind them starting.

Our Task Was

PortableVoices was hired to  produce the show from concept to finish. PortableVoices handled the scripting, interviewing, recording, audio editing, original music scoring and mixing and mastering the show.


As part of the production process, the project involved scripting of each episodes main story and interviewing of entrepreneurs from Somo to discuss about their stories and that of their businesses.

  • Episode Scripting
  • Interviews
  • Original Music Scoring
  • Audio recording
  • Audio Editing
  • Mixing and Mastering


At the end of the project, we interviewed 12 entrepreneurs who shared their stories and motivations behind starting their businesses. The businesses have since used the episodes promote their businesses.

  • 12 Entrepreneurs interviewed
  • 2 Seasons
  • 12 Episodes.


Through the stories, the entrepreneurs promoted their businesses. Additionally, their stories have since motivated others who wished to venture into similar businesses but did not know how to start.