Smile Waste

Smile Waste collects agricultural waste, such as corn husks and shea nutshells, from local farms in the city of Parakou, Benin, and recycles them into sustainable biofuels to reduce the number of trees that are felled for fuel, remove the agricultural waste products from the community, and create a new revenue stream for farmers who […]

Marguerite Zannou

Marguerite Zannou is a Mastercard Foundation scholarship holder, currently in the third year of her degree at the Institute for Training and Research in Computer Science in Computer Security. She is very passionate about computers and always wants to improve in this field. She is a network administrator in the making. She is also interested […]

Bruno Gbodjivi

Bruno Gbodjivi is a third-year student in Renewable Energies and Energy Systems at the University of Abomey-Calavi. Passionate about social entrepreneurship, he has been a Mastercard Foundation Scholar at UAC since 2019. This scholarship allowed him to turn social problems into profitable business ideas. Enthusiastic about the recovery of waste into energy, Bruno creates with […]

Rabbits For Tomorrow

Rabbits for Tomorrow is a social venture that will provide skills training and a pair of rabbits to teenage mothers, providing them with the opportunity to generate sustainable income.

Ronald Waira

Waira Ronald is a 23-year-old young youth born in a family of seven people in Mayuge district, Eastern Uganda. He is a final year student at Makerere University pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Social Work and Social Administration. He is passionate about empowering and helping vulnerable and marginalized groups of people like the poor, orphans […]

Ali Guloba

Guloba Ali is a third-year student at Makerere University pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy at the College of Health Science. He was born on Thursday, 05th-June-1997 in Kiseeata, a village, Kanywero Parish, Kayonza sub-county, Kayunga District, in the far central region of Uganda. He is a Ugandan by citizenship. He was the spokesperson for […]

Kuroiler Chicken Farm Uganda

This venture, an agribusiness, is focused on empowering women who dropped out of school due to teenage pregnancy by providing them access to and training for the raising and selling of Kuroiler Chickens, as well as leadership and financial literacy training.

Ritah Masiga

Masiga Ritah pursued a bachelor’s degree in Industrial and Fine Art at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda. She is a Fashion major who ventures into wearable art which gives her exposure to articulating, and analyzing issues as themes in her design by communicating to the world using her garments. As a 4th cohort scholar under […]

Kibibi Hilary

Kibibi Hilary is a Chief Finance Officer of Kuroiler Chicken Farm Uganda. She ensures the smooth financial running of the farm and works hand in hand with the founder and co-founder for the proper operation of the farm. She is also Chief Executive Officer of Makhia Enterprises limited, an Uganda-based company that produces paper bags. […]

Anita Moses Ajiambo

Anita Moses Ajiambo is a Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program alumnus from Makerere university. She graduated in 2021 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Statistics and currently pursuing a short course in entrepreneurship from Queens University, Canada. Anita is the Co-founder and CEO of Kuroiler Chicken Farm Uganda, a venture that is about skilling teenage […]