Peter Zakhar

Peter is the CEO of a clothing swapping business CLOSWAP. He has been interested in sustainable fashion since his start in vintage reselling since he was 16. Since then, he has made over 500 sales and gained experience in the e-commerce sector. He is currently studying at Hult International Business School London on his Bachelor’s […]

Maria Remy

Maria is a Marketing student with a passion for entrepreneurship and a dream to be the driving force behind change. Growing up in Russia and moving to Austria at a young age, Maria speaks four languages and enjoys exploring different cultures. She is a professional athlete in the past, and and aspiring fashion consultant, social […]


Closwap is a clothing exchange marketplace that is seeking to reduce textile waste in the fast fashion era by creating community engagement events on campus where students can swap gently used clothes, which extends the life of the garment and reduces textile waste. They are also developing an app that will allow users to browse […]

Sanitary for Safety

Sanitary for Safety will install sanitary pad vending machines in community centers and schools across Nepal to support women and dismantle taboos surrounding menstruation.

Barsha Shah

Barsha is a rising sophomore pursuing Business Management at Springfield College, MA. She comes from the beautiful mountainous country Nepal and has previously served as the Team Leader of Outgoing Global exchange at AIESEC Nepal and worked with GPYL (Global Peace Young leaders). She is also a part of YMCA and Honors Council at her […]

Bamidélé Juste Akpaki

Akpaki Bamidélé Juste is originally from Dassa–Zoumè, Benin.He is currently a student waiting for the defense of his bachelor’s degree in Renewable Energies and Energy Systems at the University of Abomey-Calavi in Benin. Born on October 15, 1997 in Sinendé, his secondary studies began in 2011 in a general education college and continued in a […]

Marius Esdras Tokpassi

Mr. TOKPASSI Marius Esdras is a Green Ambassador for Climate in Africa promoted by Climate Change Africa Opportunities (CCAO) in 2020. He is a senior technician in Renewable Energy and Energy Systems from the University of Abomey Calavi, Benin. He is co-founder of the startup Green Environment Action (GEA) which aim stop reserve the environment, […]

Yaba Iléloui Mélanie Tchaffa

Originally from Benin, Yaba Iléloui Mélanie TCHAFFA is a 3rd year student in Civil Engineering at the University of Abomey-Calavi. She is co-founder of the Startup Green Environment Action which converts agricultural waste into ecological charcoal. Socially engaged in Civil Society Organizations in her community, with whom, together, we work for gender equality, community well-being […]

Green Environment Action

Green Environment Action will set up Energy Recovery Units (UVE) for agricultural waste such as cotton stalks and dead leaves. This will reduce deforestation and provide the Beninese population with clean cooking energy through an alternative ecological charcoal.

Francis Ocaaki

Ocaaki Francis is a 3rd year Student Pursuing Bachelor of Commerce and Majors in Accounting at Makerere University in Uganda. In the fight against Ebola, he volunteered with Uganda Red Cross Society Kabarole in Ebola Virus Risk Communication in 2018, COVID 19 Risk Communication in Kabarole and Blood Donor Recruitment. Also with Rwenzori Forum for […]