AfricaX Changemaker Interviews

Sizwe Cele: Building things and solving problems around transportation and internet access in South Africa with Khomba and Socly

In this episode, meet Sizwe Cele, the co-founder of Khomba, a startup tackling the optimization of transportation with mini busses in South Africa. More than anything Sizwe seems to love to build products and solutions for all sorts of problems he comes across. In his early twenties, he built a product to lend out heavy…

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Kaveto Tjatjara: Bringing Ecological Sanitation to Namibia with Worldview Technology

In this episode, meet Kaveto Tjatjara, the Founder of Worldview Technology. With 54% of Namibians living without access to adequate sanitation, Worldview Technology is on a mission to provide sanitation for all, especially for the urban poor population by use of ecological, sustainable sanitation solutions. In the interview Kaveto shares: 1. His experience with lack…

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

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

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

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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