The Blea is an information resource site and online shop for construction products.

Welcome to the Blea!

We connect millions of people across East Africa, construction professionals and owners, to high-quality products and construction technology.

BIM Library East Africa – the BLEA – is a company with a mission to address the demand for quality construction products and high technology in the Architecture, Engineering & Construction (AEC) industry within East Africa, and Africa at large. The Blea was founded in 2018 and is registered and based in Nairobi, Kenya.

The Blea Platform presents industry professionals with reliable product information and BIM Objects for Virtual Building. This new information-driven age calls for product information that is readily available to buyers at all times. We present buyers with 3D virtual catalogues which exist in digital model format for ease of access during all stages of construction. The Blea is East Africa’s most reliable information resource site in matters concerning building supplies and construction technology.

We hold respect, reliability and integrity as our guiding values. Embracing growth and continuous learning whilst fostering innovation and passion in the fulfilment of our work.

Our Core Values

the Blea - Core Values Respect


the Blea - Core Values Reliability


the Blea - Core Values Integrity


the Blea - Core Values Innovation


the Blea - Core Values Passion


Discover the Blea’s Journey

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November 20, 2018
Get's registered and begins R & D
July 2019
The Blea Site is live!
the Blea Nomination at the FOYA Awards
What a Year!
We made it through 🙂 ... and got nominated!
September 2021
Fulfils multiple successful orders to online buyers!
More to come...
Keeping the fire burning.

Meet Our Leaders

Derrick Kimemia

Co-Founder, Director of BIM & Ecommerce

Viona Wairimu

Co-Founder, Director of Marketing & Comms.


Finance Manager


HR Operations Manager

Digital Operations

Digital Operations Manager

Digital Operations

BIM Coordinator


Logistics Manager

Awards & Recognition

Industry leaders and influencers recognize the Blea as one of the fastest-growing firms and a reliable source of construction product information. We are also recognized for our ecommerce services, ranking high for both customer and supplier satisfaction.
the Blea Nomination at the FOYA Awards
the Blea Nomination at the Kenya E-commerce Awards
the Blea Nomination at the SOYA Awards

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