Originally from Benin, Yaba Iléloui Mélanie TCHAFFA is a 3rd year student in Civil Engineering at the University of Abomey-Calavi.
She is co-founder of the Startup Green Environment Action which converts agricultural waste into ecological charcoal.
Socially engaged in Civil Society Organizations in her community, with whom, together, we work for gender equality, community well-being and development and access to sustainable energy in rural areas.
Recently, on the occasion of the 2022 edition of International Women’s Day, she received the trophy for model woman in environmental protection. This Prize initiated by the Gender Unit of the Ministry of Energy of Benin, was the crowning of its commitment to the research and development of innovative solutions against climate change in Benin.
His biggest challenge today is to contribute to the Sustainable Development of his dear country Benin and Africa. Achieving a much more ecological and equitable world.