Eshet aims to empower smallholder farmers in Ethiopia by providing them access to training, agricultural inputs, and a marketplace. Eshet helps farmers to take control of their produce, contribute to improve the economic, social, and environmental well-being by offering capacity building to create a pathway to entering the agriculture sector.

Olayemi Dorcas Assogba

Dorcas Olayèmi ASSOGBA, co-founder of CAJU VALOR and fellow of the Mastercard Foundation Scholarship, is a student pursuing her study in plant production at Abomey-calavi University in Benin. Vice president in Charge of public relations at the gavel club GANIATOU SAMBAO, an affiliation of Toastmasters International at the University of Abomey-calavi, Dorcas has a great […]

Julien Danhossou

Julien DANHOSSOU is student in Forest Planning and Natural Resources Management at the Faculty of Agronomic Sciences and a scholarship holder from the Mastercard Foundation at the University of Abomey-Calavi (Benin). Very concerned about the well-being of rural communities, he invests in the development of Benin’s orphan non-timber forest products to create jobs and improve […]

Kévine Toni

Kévine Toni is a student in Food Nutrition and Technologies at the Faculty of Agronomic Sciences and a Mastercard Foundation scholarship holder at the University of Abomey-Calavi (Benin). With the aim of positively impacting her community, she is one of the beneficiaries of the Social Venture Challenge of Resolution project in 2023 where she is […]

Caju Valor

CAJU VALOR is a company specializing in the production of organic cashew apple juice with spices and aromatic herbs (lemongrass, ginger, moringa) in the town of Dassa, with the aim of preventing cardiovascular diseases, eyesight, malnutrition, and increase the income of actors in the cashew nut value chain in Benin.

Jennah Kiyuba

Kiyuba Jennah is an exceptional and resilient young lady, deeply passionate about humanity and leadership. Currently pursuing a Bachelor of Laws at the Islamic University in Uganda, she showcases her commitment to personal growth and academic excellence. Jennah coordinates the Salaam Mentoring Program, organizing regular fellowships to facilitate leadership discussions among peers. She founded AGRO-BOOST, […]


Agro-Boost is a venture dedicated to the restoration of better soils through vermiculture in Lugolole A Village. Vermiculture is the practice of artificially rearing worms to improve human life. By focusing on maggots as the raw material for organic fertilizers, Agro-Boost aims to enhance soil fertility and ensure food security.

Bruce Mike Nasasira

Bruce Mike Nasasira attends Makerere University where he pursues a B.Sc. Petroleum Geoscience and Production. He hails from Bukanga, Isingiro District in Western Uganda. As a cofounder of SBE Aquafarm, he does this venture as a way to impact his community by contributing towards food security, employment and saving lives. He has volunteered in giving […]

Ochaya Emmanuel

Ochaya Emmanuel was born and raised in Jinja, Uganda. He attends Makerere University in Kampala, offering a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Geoscience and Production. He is passionate about Geoscience and ICT and how it can be used to solve challenges affecting different societies in the world. He is a co-founder of SBE Aquafarm, a […]

Syliah Kagiiga

Syliah Kagiiga is a final year student of Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Geoscience and Production at Makerere University, Uganda. She hails from Rukungiri District in western Uganda. She is passionate about people, life and the environment. Growing up in a local community where the main means of survival had been brick making, she hoped […]