Issue Area: Development

Kwabeng Robotics and Mentorship Hub

Kwabeng Robotics and Mentorship Hub is a robotics and mentorship initiative in Ghana aimed to increase interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) disciplines and careers.

Veronica Yamoah

Veronica Yamoah attends Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Ghana. She is a final year Bachelor of Arts Student of Religious Studies, who was born on the 18th February 1997 at Awoshie, a town located in the Ga Central and Ablekuma North Municipal Districts of the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. She was …

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Ofori Richard

Ofori Richard is a Mastercard Foundation Scholar studying Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Ghana. He has served as a Project Coordinator for the Department of Mechanical Engineering, KNUST, and currently serving as project committee member for Mastercard Foundation Scholars at KNUST. Richard is passionate …

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Isokofam is a mobile app startup that allows the exchange of relevant information between farmers and marketers. This platform aims to address the shortcomings of inefficient and unreliable physical markets.

Lawali Franck Ghislain Ki

Lawali Franck Ghislain Ki is a young Mastercard foundation scholar from Burkina Faso enrolled at the American University of Beirut. Lawali is a dreamer, passionate about entrepreneurship, engineering, and community building. He strongly aspires to transform Africa and people’s lives through the junction of these passions and his studies at university. Lawali closely shadowed various …

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Kevin Ganza

Kevin Ganza is a MasterCard scholar at the American University of Beirut majoring in business with a double concentration in business information decision systems, and finance. Kevin is also a bridge2rwanda scholar class of 2018, a program that prepared tomorrow’s leaders. Kevin has been working with different non-profit organizations in combining data to make decisions …

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Kakuma Thrives

Mary Maker is the founder of Kakuma Thrives, a two-week camp that will offer young people in the Kakuma refugee camp the opportunity to learn about sexual health, marriage, consent, and safety. The young people will then utilize what they learned to produce dramas based on their own stories that will educate and begin to …

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Mary Nyiriak Maker Deng Malou

Mary Nyiriak Maker Deng Malou, who goes by Mary Maker, is a student at St. Olaf College, and a former teacher at Kakuma Refugee Camp. She is double majoring in Theater and Political Science with a concentration in Women and Gender Studies. Being a passionate believer in education, she gave a TED talk in 2018 …

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FONA Health Initiative

FONA HEALTH INITIATIVE is a community education project based in Tanzania that offers to train vulnerable youth and rural communities about nutritional education and nutritional supplements, while also giving them the tools and knowledge they need to produce the pumpkin seed and chickpea supplement!

Samson Idabu

Samson Idabu is an undergraduate at the University of Cape Town studying Chemical Engineering. He is passionate about solving problems facing his community and seeks to share his skills with others to create a better community. He is a founding member of FONA Health Initiative which is a community education, give-back project based in Tanzania …

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