Anzisha Fellows

Winnifred Selby

Ghana Bamboo Bikes Initiative

Ghana, 2014

Meet Winnifred, at 15 years old co-founded Ghana Bamboo Bikes Intiative in an effort to address unemployment and environment degradation through effective use of local resources.

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Gabriel Kombassere

Ribla Neda

YCote d'Ivoire, 2014

Meet Gabriel, a young Ivorian man who’s community poverty situation inspired him to make a difference. He founded Ribla Neda, a student run farming organisation that cultivates basic staple food.

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Alain Nteff

Gifted Mom

Cameroon, 2014

Meet Nteff, alarmed by the high new born and pregnant women death rate in his community , this Cameroonian developed giftedMom, a mobile app to help these women calculate their due dates.

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Chineye Okoro Onu

Mosaicspiration Project

Ghana, 2014

Meet Chineye, her passion for art and the environment stirred up a desire to create a space where she could teach fellow students how to create great art pieces using what others deemed as trash.

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Jeffrey Mulaudzi

Mulaudzi Bike Tours

South Africa, 2014

Meet Jeff, a young man who at the height of the 2010 World Cup, started Mulaudzi Bike Tours. All with the hope to nullify the misconceptions about his township – Alexandra.

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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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Barclay Paul Okari

Safi Pads

Kenya, 2013

Barclay Paul Okari of Kenya is one of the co-founders of Safi-pads, which produces, markets, and sells inexpensive, reusable and washable sanitary towels for women and young girls in his country, enabling better school attendance.

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Domitila Silayo

Jatropha Soap Production

Tanzania, 2013

Domitila Silayo is the founder of Jathropa Soap production, which has helped thousands of Tanzanians fight skin problems like ringworm and dandruff, while turning a healthy profit and creating employment for others in her community.

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Kolawole Olajide

Funda

South Africa, 2013

Kolawole Olajide is the chief developer and co-founder of Funda, an online learning management system that brings together and organizes educational resources, improving lives of teachers, students and corporates in South Africa and beyond.

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