AfricaX Changemaker Interviews Naomi Tulay-Solanke Community Health Initiative Liberia

How to start a sanitary pad industry from scratch in Liberia – with Naomi Tulay-Solanke | Interview

Naomi Tulay-Solanke is the case in point, that you can achieve anything if you put your mind to it. Pregnant at the age of 14 in Liberia, she experienced stigmatisation, naming and blaming. Social expectations were, that she would drop out of school. Naomi however, decided to prove everybody wrong. “I always knew that I was going…

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Youness Ouazri – How to start a sustainable construction company in Morocco

Meet Youness Ouazri, the founder of Ecodome Maroc. Based in Casablanca, Morocco, his vision is to revive the earthen construction patrimony in Morocco and to give people who don’t have adequate economic resources access to infrastructure. In 2015, Youness Ouazri graduated with a civil engineering degree and an honorable mention. Before long, he had secured a…

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Crossing over from Senegal into The Gambia

5 min read Friends, this was the least we were prepared for a border crossing. First, all we knew was that we needed to get to Karang which was the border town from Senegal into The Gambia, and then take a ferry from Barra to Banjul, the capital. And second, we left the hotel in…

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