Donate-ng: How Aheeb Afeez helps connect charities and projects with donors

AfricaX Changemaker Interviews

Meet Aheeb Afeez, co-founder of crowdfunding website donate-ng, a portal that connects charities and projects needing funds to people wanting to donate.  Afeez got into the project because a childhood friend contacted him and asked him to vet and manage the first fundraiser that was to go live on the site, which was for a…

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Jini: How Hammi Boukhari and Lamana Elkanti launched a Ride Hailing App in Ad-Dakhla

AfricaX Changemaker Interviews

Meet Hammi Boukhari , the founder of Jini Ride Hailing App and Lamana Elkanti, his business partner. Hammi saw the need for a local ride sharing service for Ad-Dakhla, when he witnessed his mom having challenges to catch an early morning flight from the airport as neither taxis nor busses were driving that early. And so he…

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DreamGirls Academy: Connecting Girls in South Africa to Economic Opportunities with Ezlyn Barends

AfricaX Changemaker Interviews

Meet Ezlyn Olivia Barends, the co-founder of DreamGirls Academy an organisation in South Africa, dedicated to  shifting girls and young women from a space where they are economically dependent to connecting them to economic opportunity, through mentoring and education. In the interview Ezelyn speaks about:  How a quarter life crisis led her to explore how she wanted…

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Kepya: How Marcio Castro and Arão Guerreiro help Angolan Farmers with Reliable Offtake and Logistics

AfricaX Changemaker Interviews

Meet Marcio Castro and Arão Guerreiro co-founders of Kepya , an online market place that connects farmer directly with offtakers and freight companies and helps them to get higher prices for their produce and farm with increased predictability.  In the interview Marcio and Arão share  How they came up with the idea for the venture How they…

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How her Daughter Inspired Zodidi Gaseb to start Holistic Skin and Hair Care Company African Naturals

AfricaX Changemaker Interviews

Meet Zodidi Gaseb, the founder of African Naturals a Namibian company producing skin and hair care products, made from plant based, organic ingredients.  In the interview Zodidi shares:  How her daughter led her to start the company when Zodidi realised that to teach self-acceptance she had to live it for herself She shares how she launched the business from her…

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