Issue Area: Energy & Environment

Guérté Réwmi Company

Gérté Réwmi seeks to create jobs in Dakar, Senegal by assisting farmers in refining raw peanuts to create products such as peanut butter, which will increase employment, raise incomes, and better utilize Senegalese natural resources. They will also adhere to environmentally sustainable practices in turning their peanut waste into animal food.

Fatou Kine Sambe

Fatou Kine is a Senegalese girl majoring in Applied Mathematics with a minor in Human Rights and Transnational Justice at the American University of Beirut. She is an alumnus of the African Leadership Academy where she earned a diploma in Entrepreneurial Leadership. With the skills acquired, she created her first Startup Guerte Rewmi that aims …

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Zari3Tech

Zari3TECH aims to address the waste crisis impacting Lebanon by encouraging home farming and in-home organic waste collection through community education programs and providing access to waste management resources—most notably community compost bins.

Hiba Shahbar

Everyone needs some inspiration. For Hiba Shahbar, this quote “Give back to go forward” was it. Hiba is a recipient of the Mastercard Foundation Full scholarship that enabled her to enroll in one of the top universities in the Middle East at the American University of Beirut and pursue a Finance major. It takes a …

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Housam Kak

Everyone needs some inspiration. For Hiba Shahbar, this quote “Give back to go forward” was it. Hiba is a recipient of the Mastercard Foundation Full scholarship that enabled her to enroll in one of the top universities in the Middle East at the American University of Beirut and pursue a Finance major. It takes a …

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Agri-Desert

This project is intended to develop the agricultural practice in the semi-desert region of Somalia.

Mohamed Jama

Mohamed Jama was born and raised in Sanaag Province, Somaliland. He started his first school in a typical Somali village about 100km southwest of Erigavo. He moved to Eilafwein for elementary school and started participating in student government eventually becoming the student government president. Ever since, he has been involved in leadership coordinating number clubs …

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AgriCare

AgriCare seeks to provide a means of preserving ginger, one of the crops cultivated in Buem.

Edem Fie

Edem Fie is a selfless person committed to bringing fulfillment to individuals through pragmatic and sustainable solutions to rural challenges including food loss, impractical education, poor housing, and spatial configuration. Edem has demonstrated a passion and willingness to ensure the mentorship of students through voluntary teaching and coaching of high school students. Edem is keen …

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