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 a […]
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 […]
Donate-ng: How Aheeb Afeez helps connect charities and projects with donors
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 […]
Jini: How Hammi Boukhari and Lamana Elkanti launched a Ride Hailing App in Ad-Dakhla
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 […]
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 […]
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 ventureHow they tested the […]