AfricaX Changemaker Interviews

Melkies Ausiku: Changing Urban Mobility in Namibia with LEFA Transportation Services

In this episode, meet Melkisedek Melkies Ausiku, founder of LEFA Transportation Services, an urban mobility startup connecting passengers on the one hand with drivers on the other, to make moving around Windhoek and Namibia more convenient and safe. In the interview Melkies shares about his first experience using Uber in South Africa and how the…

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How Sebastian Patel is driving financial inclusion in South Africa with the Franc Investment App

In this interview, meet Sebastian Patel, co-founder of Franc, an investment app in South Africa with the aim of promoting financial inclusion by removing minimum investment amounts and taking the complexity out of putting your money to work for you. In the interview we speak about: How the business was born and how they financed…

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How Ervina Nina Clinton is empowering young people with Liberian Threads

Meet Ervina Nina Clinton who has started Liberian Threads Incorporated, a manufacturing company using local fabric to create products for the local market and engaging young people to help them discover and develop their talents and see that they can do something, that they can contribute and that they don’t have to be idle or dependent on others.…

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My Virtual Planning: Online Sexual Education in the DRC with Ulrich Kouesso and Flore Yemdjie

Meet Ulrich Kouesso and Flore Yemdjie, the co-founders of My Virtual Planning, a social enterprise helping youth to prevent unwanted pregnancy and infections by doing online sexual education, giving individualised advice and sharing safe practices. In the interview they share:  How they came up with the idea and why they chose an online format for sexual education…

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Nurturing Female Technology Entrepreneurs, Leaders and Creators with W.TEC founder Oreoluwa Somolu

Meet Oreoluwa Somolu Lesi the founder of Women’s Technology Empowerment Center or short W.TEC a nonprofit organization based in Lagos, that aims at raising the next generation of female technology entrepreneurs, leaders and developers through technology camps, school clubs and mentoring. In the interview Oreoluwa shares How she came up with the idea  How she learned to run the non-profit like…

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YouFarm: Providing funding solutions for small scale and commercial farmers with John-Paul Matenga

Meet John-Paul Matenga, the founder of YouFarm. YouFarm was started with the idea of a platform that provides farmers with access to collateral free finance by getting people to invest in crops and livestock through YouFarm. And then when the produce goes to market the farmers, the investors and YouFarm share in the profits. In…

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