How Yaya Kone encourages Ivorians to sort their plastic waste and recycle with Coliba

AfricaX Changemaker Interviews Yaya Kone Coliba

Meet Yaya Kone, the co-founder of Coliba, a startup specialized in collecting and recycling plastic waste in Côte d’Ivoire. Yaya had worked as a teacher in France, when, during a visit at home in Abidjan, he noticed how much waste was going unrecycled and what the negative implications were. So he and his co-founder Genesis…

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Chekkit: Protecting Consumers & Companies from Counterfeit Products with Tosin Adelowo & Dare Odumade

AfricaX Changemaker Interviews

In this episode, we speak with two entrepreneurs, Tosin Adelowo & Dare Odumade, that have built a business that is dedicated to making sure that you and your loved ones are staying healthy in the new year. Their business Chekkit is an anti-counterfeiting platform that helps consumers make sure that the goods they are consuming,…

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How Amine Slimani launched Epicerie Verte, Morocco’s Premiere Marketplace for Organic and Natural Products

AfricaX Changemaker Interviews

Meet Amine Slimani, the founder of Epicerie Verte, a marketplace specialized in organic and natural products, both food and cosmetics.  Before starting Epicerie Verte Amine was a management consultant. He did a big project for a major foundation in Morocco, a study on entrepreneurship in the country. Through the study he met around 600 entrepreneurs mostly…

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How Ropafadzo Musvaire & Bekithemba Ngulube help increase informal retailers’ margins with Kweza

AfricaX Changemaker Interviews

In this interview meet Ropafadzo Musvaire & Bekithemba Ngulube, two co-founders of the Kweza founding team.  So Kweza is sort of a last mile logistics solution that is working with informal retailers in South Africa. The team noticed that the informal retailers, called spaza shops in South Africa, often pay a premium for their products. So…

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How Adama Kane creates access to Medicine through Health-focused Digital Payment Platform JokkoSanté

AfricaX Changemaker Interviews How Adama Kane creates access to Medicine through Health-focused Digital Payment Platform JokkoSanté

In this episode, meet Adama Kane, the founder of JokkoSanté, a social enterprise and health focussed digital payment platform, that allows people that don’t have money to buy medicine to get access to meds despite their limited financial resources. And it allows NGOs, government entities and private companies as well as individuals in the Diaspora, to…

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