Issue Area: Basic Needs


Wyckliffe Madunda Aluga is the founder of Enaccess, a social venture that aims to address energy poverty and water scarcity in sub-Saharan Africa. Wyckliffe and his team will assemble, distribute, lease, and service portable solar power stations with integrated water pumps for low-income smallholder farmers who live on incomes of $2.50 or less per day. …

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Wyckliffe Madunda Aluga

Wyckliffe is a freshman majoring in Chemical Engineering at the University of California Berkeley. Born and raised in Kenya, and a recent graduate of African Leadership Academy in South Africa, Wyckliffe started his journey as an entrepreneur and innovator at a tender age of nine by selling snacks in school to carter for small needs …

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Paul Mukuye

Paul Mukuye is a Ugandan student in his senior year at EARTH University-Costa Rica pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Agronomic Engineering. He is a MasterCard scholar. Paul is a winner of Social Venture Challenge Resolution Project, Ghana-2016. He also participated in HULT PRIZE Regional Finals, Clinton Global initiatives in San Francisco-2016. Co-founder, Administrator and Coordinator UNEGA …

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Fatumah Birungi

Fatumah is a Ugandan student pursuing her degree in Agronomic Engineering at EARTH University, Costa Rica. While at Earth, she has worked as a treasurer and productions manager at Forest Paradise, a project company operated by 6 students from 6 different countries of American continent. She also works as a laboratory assistant of Natural Science …

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Unega Farm – Uganda

The founders of Unega Farm – Uganda, Alex Kyeyune, Fatumah Birungi, and Paul Mukuye, will work to reduce hunger and poverty in local communities in the Wakiso District of Uganda by teaching them sustainable micro-gardening techniques. The produce grown will improve families’ own nutritional intake, while allowing them to sell any excess to also improve …

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Alex Kyeyune

Alex Kyeyune is a 25 year old Ugandan gentleman, a MasterCard scholar at EARTH UNIVERSITY in Costa Rica pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in agriculture Engineering. He is the President and Co-Founder of UNEGA FARM – UGANDA, an innovative business project which aims at improving agriculture value addition in Uganda by introducing, implementing and fostering latest …

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H2O Project

Camila created the H2O Project as a water business that will provide clean drinking water to peri-urban and rural residents of Cochabamba. Camila and her team will purchase water directly from water companies and then sell the water to residents at an affordable price. The team will also train and empower women in the local …

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Camila Olmedo Mendez

Camila is currently pursuing her Economics degree from the University of Texas in Austin. She is one of the ambassadors for Bolivia, her home country, for the One Young World organization, as well as a founding member of a student organization, START Americas Together, dedicated to affiliating the continent through networking, volunteering, and financial sponsorship. …

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Hanifah Hasuri Iskandar

Hanifah Hasuri Iskandar is very honored to receive this kind of prestigious fellowship award through Social Venture Challenge HNMUN 2016. Her project is titled “Coconut PROJECT” which is conducted with her partner from another major, in Indonesia. She is currently studying Biology in Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember, Surabaya, East Java class of 2017. Apart from being …

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Coconut Project

Ekky Hardiyanto and Hanifah Hasuri, are the founders of the Coconut Project in Indonesia, a social venture that will create light concrete utilizing discarded coconut husks. Their efforts will increase income for coconut sellers, while also decreasing the harmful effects that cement making has on the environment.