M.E. Solutions: Saving Water and De-Risking Agriculture Using Soilless Farming with Mevis Aiyeju
Meet Mevis Aiyeju, the co-founder of M.E. Solutions, a company modifying and experimenting with technology to solve problems in the Nigerian Agricultural Sector, with their farming solutions ranging from a reengineered soilless farming technology adequate for the often low power supply in the Nigerian context, to low energy consuming irrigation systems, to the development of […]
How Heinrich Hafeni connects Tourists with Local Communities in Townships
Meet Heinrich Hafeni, the founder of Hafeni Tourism Namibia a business focusing on Cultural township tourism Or as Heinrich puts it taking tourists to townships and introducing them to the real Namibia. Heinrich grew up in a township himself and then worked his way up from dish washer to waiter to cook and finally overland […]
How Chérif Tall started The Hub Dakar and House of Jouvence
Meet Chérif Tall, the founder of production company House of Jouvence and The Hub Dakar an Art & Culture Club, Café, Lounge and Gallery in the heart of Senegal's capital. In the interview Chérif shares about: How his journey led him from a childhood dream to build a school for the arts to founding The […]
Creating Wood from Palm Waste with Mohammed Harakate Co-Founder of Alternative Solutions
Meet Mohammed Harakate, the co-founder of Alternative Solutions, a startup in Morocco that transforms palm fronds, a renewable source and byproduct of the date cultivation, into wood. In the interview Mohammed shares:  How reverse engineering helped them to build their own machine to convert palm fronds into wood blocksHow in depth research helped him and his […]
How Onyeka Akumah started the Crowdfarming Platform Farmcrowdy & Impact Funding Platform Crowdyvest
In this episode meet Onyeka Akumah, a serial-entrepreneur and the co-founder of Farmcrowdy and Crowdyvest.  Farmcrowdy is a digital agriculture platform in Nigeria that connects small-scale farmers with investors for the purpose of boosting food production, while Crowdyvest became a platform where members get access to impact-driven investment opportunities. In the interview that we did with Onyeka […]
How Ebou Lawrence Mendy Started Software Company Kameko & Ride Hailing App Ryde Africa in The Gambia
Meet Ebou Lawrence Mendy founder of the software company Kameko Gambia , a company that builds customs solutions for small and medium enterprises.  However, besides doing client work, Ebou and his team are also spinning of their own solutions as for example the ride hailing app Ryde Africa and a lightweight accounting solution for Gambian businesses.  In the interview […]