Issue Area: Energy & Environment

Shester Landry Msouobu Gueuwou

Shester Landry Msouobu Gueuwou is a young Cameroonian hailing from Bayangam (a small village in the Western region of Cameroon). He studied nursery and primary at Pi and Ju Nursery and Primary Bilingual School Complex Etoudi where he left with a First School Leaving Certificate. Then, he completed both Ordinary Level and Advanced Level at …

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Bottle Furniture

Bottle Furniture aims to alleviate plastic bottle pollution in Douala, Cameroon by upcycling bottles to produce furniture for the community. Bottle Furniture will produce tables, chairs, and cupboards for underprivileged homes, schools, and offices.

Project Dakshata

Hardik Doshi and Radha Dave of Project Dakshata will facilitate resource efficiency for rural Indian farmers through a unique paint that will act as a mosquito repellent, is water resistant, and insulates homes developed from a cow dung based resin that they will purchase from farmers, thus providing an additional stream of income for them.

Radha Dave

Radha is a Harvard World MUN 2017 diplomacy award winner. Having been into public speaking for more than 2 years now, it has become an important part of how she has grown.The importance of knowing how to speak well drove her to organizeTEDxVileParle’s first edition last year.Being a mechanical engineering student, a lot of her …

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Hardik Doshi

Hardik has been a prolific athlete throughout school and college. He is currently studying a dual degree course with a B. Tech in Computer Science and an MBA in Marketing at NMIMS University, Mumbai. With a penchant for policy making, entrepreneurship and food. Having won multiple personality competitions including Mumbai’s largest, Vogue in 2011. His …

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Guillame Dabre founded GreenFaso, a youth initiative in Burkina Faso, to educate local communities about environmental degradation and the benefits of recycling. GreenFaso will place 1,000 trash cans and recycling bins in the capital city of Ouagadougo to stimulate appropriate waste disposal, and will hire workers to monitor and sustain a system of trash removal …

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Dabre Guillaume

Guillaume Dabre was born on 1994 in Burkina Faso. He attended the public primary school of Lengha before continuing at Saint Augustine’s minor seminary of Baskouré and then at Saint Kisito’s minor seminary of Bougui. He passed the A level’s examination on July 2013 with a national Excellence Awards. He was also granted the national …

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Onyango Oketch

Onyango “Peter” Oketch was born in a small village in Uganda, was self-employed and later worked at freedom in creation as a farm manager.He currently studies at Earth University he is decisive and confident, quick to listen and consider other opinions, and accustomed to working with extensive pressure, therefore, not easily intimidated by circumstances that cause …

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Grace Aguti

Grace Aguti is a courageous, social and ambitious girl, who is currently an undergraduate student pursuing a degree in agricultural sciences at EARTH University in Costa Rica. Her goal is to become an agricultural biotechnologist, with a long-term aspiration of moving into an extension worker and contributing to the future goals of sustainable development through …

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Pura Vida

Pura Vida is tackling food insecurity in the Gulu District of Uganda by developing an innovative greenhouse and food drying system. The Prefabrication Bamboo Greenhouse will ensure families can reliably grow food during the dry season and dry their produce in the wet season, ultimately increasing their food security, health, and household income.