AfricaX Changemaker Interviews

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 blocks How in depth research helped him and…

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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…

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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…

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How Mikaïla Issa engages and impacts rural communities through ICT tools with WÀTU Digital Lab

In this episode, meet Mikaïla Issa, the co-founder of WÀTU Digital Lab based out of Dakar, Senegal.  WÀTU Digital Lab is a digital communication agency that connects, engages and impacts rural communities through ICT tools to empower the youth and women in the agriculture sector.  WÀTU Digital Lab also helps its clients to strengthen their network of partners,…

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How Muinat Atunnise created a purpose driven design and manufacturing company with Atunnise Clothiers

Meet Muinat Atunnise, the founder and creative director of Atunnise Clothiers, both a design and clothing brand as well as a production hub for designers that specializes on manufacturing ready to wear garment for women and children all the while empowering people through training and development and designing a work environment that gives people another chance…

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Savenhart Technology: How Tolu Williams Pioneers the Acceleration of Electric Mobility Technology in Africa

Meet Tolu Williams, the founder of Savenhart Technology a company that is focussed on renewable energy technology and electric powered transportation, selling sell electric bikes and scooters and customising them to meet local road requirements.  When Tolu got into this industry it actually started out as a hobby. Initially he just bought an electric scooter for himself. When people started noticing and showing…

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Green Gold Social Enterprise PART 2: On Sustainable Agriculture with Femke Matorwmasen-Akkermans

In this episode meet Femke Matorwmasen-Akkermans, co-founder of Green Gold Social Enterprise, an agriculture company focused in growing moringa and using moringa as a cash crop to support rural communities. Recently they developed their systems into restorative agriculture to make their production sustainable for both humans and nature.  In the last interview we shared with you guys, you heard…

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Green Gold Social Enterprise: How Clement Matorwmasen empowers rural communities with Moringa PART 1

In this episode meet Clement Matorwmasen, the co-founder of Green Gold Social Enterprise, an agriculture company focused in growing moringa and using moringa as a cash crop to support rural communities.  Clement started with moringa over 17 years ago because he saw the potential for this plant to change people’s lives and he saw that because of…

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