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Anzisha Entrepreneur Profiles

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Thato Kgatlhanye

Repurpose Schoolbags

South Africa, 2014

Meet Thato, founder of Repurpose Schoolbags. She designs school bags from up-cyled plastic bags, integrating solar technology that charges during the day and transforms into light for learners to study after dark.

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Chukwuwezam Obanor

Prepclass

Nigeria, 2014

Meet Chukwuwezam, a young man from Nigeria and lover of all things tech. He built Prepclass, an online platform to aid high school students in revision for national exams.

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Tom Osborn

Greenchar

Kenya, 2014

Meet Tom, founder of Greenchar a clean energy project. He saw what deforestration had done to his community and country at large and wanted to make a difference.

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Best Aiyorworth

Girls Power Micro Lending Organization

Uganda, 2013

Best Aiyorworth started the Girls’ Power Micro Lending Organisation, a micro lending business that gives businesswomen capital, enabling them to grow their businesses, support their daughters and ensure they get an education.

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