Grace Aguti

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Grace Aguti is a courageous, social and ambitious girl, who is currently an undergraduate student pursuing a degree in agricultural sciences at EARTH University in Costa Rica. Her goal is to become an agricultural biotechnologist, with a long-term aspiration of moving into an extension worker and contributing to the future goals of sustainable development through teamwork, cooperation and strategic planning. She is from Uganda and the co-founder of Bamboo Green and Dry Company, a project that constructs greenhouse/crop dryer systems using Bamboo. The aim of the project is to expand the scope of traditional greenhouses by incorporating dry season growing and wet season drying capabilities as well as improving community members livelihoods through food security, income and nutrition. Furthermore, the project aims to reduce the costs compared to metals (growing own construction bamboo).“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence”.