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The Ottawa Newcomer Entrepreneurs Hub (ONE Hub for short) is an initiative developed by the coalition partners World Skills Employment Centre, Ottawa Community Immigrant Services Organization (OCISO)  & Ottawa Community Loan Fund (OCLF) along with the support of our community partners Pinecrest-Queensway Community Health Centre and Vitesse Re-Skilling Canada, funded by  Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.


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ONE Hub Alumni Entrepreneur

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Meet Komlanvi Dodjro, founder and CEO of Dodjivi! 

Komlanvi is originally from a small village in the depth of Togo. From an early age, he got the entrepreneurial bug and knew wanted to be a part of something great. Today he is ready to start a health revolution, one mushroom at a time.   

Dodjivi is an award-winning Canadian health and wellness company specializing in functional, high-quality mushroom-based products. Their delicious premium healthy mushroom coffee blends are formulated to enhance your path to wellness. Packed with antioxidants and rich nutrients known to help restore your body, mind, spirit, and vitality. 

Check out our latest Lunch & Learn session to hearing Komlanvi’s inspiring immigration journey and lessons he has to share from his entrepreneurial journey in Canada.

SPOTLIGHT: ONE Hub Panelists

Jessie Saslove has worked in the Interior Design and Renovation industry since 2011 and most extensively since graduating from Algonquin College in 2013. Prior to opening her business at the beginning of the pandemic, she worked as an in-house Kitchen and Bathroom Designer for various Ottawa renovation companies. Her services include a full-scale design for kitchens and bathrooms as well as interior design, décor, and renovations for the homes. Whether it’s a large or small project, Jessie is highly skilled at finding creative and unique solutions, is an expert in color and is committed to delivering quality work. 


Steve D Nardo started his career in Construction in 1990 and worked in the residential home-building sector in the Ottawa area. He joined Labourers International Union of North America (LIUNA) Local 527 in 1994 and worked in several sectors of the construction industry including high-rise forming, masonry tending, and road building.As a member of the IHSA Ottawa Labour Management Committee since 1997, Steve was elected Co-Chair for labour in 2019. Currently, Steve serves on the LIUNA Apprenticeship Scheme Committee, which develops guidelines for Apprenticeship Coordinators throughout North America within the LIUNA Training System.