Pratyush Dugar

Pratyush: A passionate MUN enthusiast, environmentalist, and computer science major from India. Impact has been his guiding principle, and since an early age, he believes technology is the key to creating great change. He is resilient and a hustler who is always ready to learn.

Jhai Bajaj

A nature enthusiast, leader, finance lover and computer science and management major from India. Loves exploring new boundaries and innovating and bring new things into creation.

Pranjal Tiwari

Pranjal is a final-year meritious student of Computer science at NMIMS University in India specializing in Cybersecurity. He has experience of working in the domains of Threat Intelligence, risk management, Artificial Intelligence and MedTech. Pranjal has a passion for research, strategic planning and administration. While working on the ESG assessment of an AgroTech company, he […]


SaveANN, a not for-profit company that uses awareness campaigns and data-driven solutions to reduce food waste. We help fruit and vegetable dealers forecast demand for each product by integrating our app with their inventory management system. We also run workshops to help citizens preorder food, which improves demand estimates.

Millicent Malinga

Millicent is a passionate and dedicated student at the African Leadership University, thanks to the Mastercard Foundation Scholarship. She’s on a mission to make a difference in Africa by studying Computer Science. Millicent strongly believes that technology can tackle some of Africa’s biggest challenges. Right now, she’s focusing on how to reduce poverty and improve […]


LasBite is an AI-driven platform where neighbors in Rwanda can connect to share uncooked food with those who need it. Users can also buy excess food from various food outlets at a discounted price which would have otherwise gone to waste.

Amos Akogbe

Amos Akogbe is a young Beninese, studying IT Security in Computer Science at the Institute of Research and Training in Computer Science, University of Abomey-Calavi. He is also a Mastercard Foundation scholar at the University of Abomey-Calavi. He is presently a Mastercard Platform Brand Advocate for the Baobab Platform and also the Campus Director of […]

Esseho Urbain Odjo

Odjo Essèho Urbain is a third-year Software Engineering student at IFRI-University of Abomey-Calavi. He’s been passionate about technology since childhood, immersing himself in programming and software development. Urbain’s unwavering determination and insatiable curiosity have led him to explore various programming languages, frameworks, and emerging tech An advocate for education and innovation in Africa, Urbain actively […]

Josephine Adjala

Josephine Adjala is a MasterCard Foundation scholarship holder at the University of Abomey-Calavi, a 3rd year student in crop production at the Faculty of Agronomic Sciences passionate about plant health which is now her field of study. She is also an enthusiastic advocate for education and more innovation in Africa. Her determination and curiosity led […]


TomatoDry develops innovative and sustainable solutions for tomato dehydration in Benin. The venture produces a tomato powder that preserves the nutrients, flavor, and texture of tomatoes, offering a convenient and superior alternative to fresh or canned tomatoes at a consistently low price year-round.