Hakeem Jimo, co-founder VeggieVictory

How Hakeem Jimo & Bola Adeyanju started Nigeria’s First Plant-Based Food Tech Company Veggie Victory

Meet Hakeem Jimo, the co-founder of VeggieVictory, a Lagos based company that was the first to introduce vegan meat substitutes into the Nigerian market on a commercial scale.  Hakeem and his wife Bola Adeyanju started VeggieVictory as a vegan restaurant, after Hakeem, himself a vegan for many years, came back from a trip to Asia where…

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How Karima Grant Creates Changemakers and Systemic Change in Education with Kër ImagiNation & ImagiNation Afrika

Meet Karima Grant, the co-founder of Kër ImagiNation Playschools & founder of ImagiNation Afrika. Karima’s vision is a world where African children become changemakers to solve the problems of development. With Kër ImagiNation she and her team design, test and implement innovative educational programs and environments that integrate play-based learning, hands-on approaches, problem solving, as…

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

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

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

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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How Dieudonne Agudah gets low income urban households in Accra access to affordable bio digester toilets with WASHKing

Meet Dieudonne Kwame Agudah, the founder of WASHKing, a social enterprise working to supply bio-digester toilets to low-income urban households in Ghana with the aim of ending open defecation and at the same time focussing on giving employment to young people while equipping them with transferable skills.  In the interview Dieudonne speaks about:  What a bio-digester…

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How Alfred Mbinglo produces Biodegradable Sanitary Pads in rural Ghana with PRIDE Sanitary Pads

Meet Dr. Alfred Mbinglo, founder of the Research and Counselling Foundation for African Migrants, short RECFAM and the initiator of Pridepad, a social enterprise initiative producing organic biodegradable sanitary pads made from banana plantain fibre for rural schoolgirls and women who lack access to menstrual products in impoverished communities. But it is not that Pridepad is…

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Elohor Thomas CodeLn

How Elohor Thomas matches vetted Software Engineers from Africa with Recruiters sourcing for Tech Roles through CodeLn

Meet Elohor Thomas, co-founder and CEO at CodeLn a panafrican tech startup that helps companies find their IDEAL pre-vetted software developers on the continent and at the same time helps software engineers find their dream jobs. They do that by automatically efficiently and consistently testing the skills of the software engineers before making recommendations to…

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How Cédric Singa brings GPS Tracking Solutions for Personal Security and Fleet Management to the DRC with Kintrack

Meet Cédric Singa, the founder of Kintrack, a business that creates solutions around GPS Tracking, like Fleet Management, Fuel Consumption Monitoring, Vehicle Tracking for businesses and as anti-theft measure but also tracking for school kids to provide parents and children more safety from an increasing threat of kidnapping, especially in the Eastern DRC. In the interview…

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How Aime Lebon uses pencils from recycled materials as an advocacy tool with Papersmart Industries

In this episode, meet Aime Lebon, the co-founder of Papersmart Industries in Windhoek Namibia, a company manufacturing products from recycled paper, first and foremost, pens and pencils.  When Aime first had the idea to use recycled paper in pencils, he didn’t think about building an enterprise around it. Instead, he just wanted to use the pencils…

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How Adepeju Jaiyeoba saves lives by reinventing rural maternal healthcare with Mother’s Delivery Kit

In this episode, meet Adepeju Jaiyeoba, the founder of Mother’s Delivery Kit a social enterprise working in rural maternal healthcare, that is supplying birthing kits at affordable rates to health centres, hospitals, traditional birth attendants as well as maternal and child health organisations across Nigeria to tackle high maternal and infant mortality rates in rural…

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