Issue Area: Energy & Environment

Igem

Igem uses earthenware water pots to trap debris, viruses, and waterborne pathogens to provide clean drinking water to households without the addition of any substances or chemicals.

Judith Lurit-Michael Lawrence

Judith is committed to identifying her community’s most pressing issues and dedicating herself to the identification of unique and efficient solutions to problems that she stands for. Judith is always in the search for cost-effective ways of ensuring lasting solutions to challenges such as health care problems and peace advocacy problems in her country and …

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Emily Otoo-Quayson

Emily Otoo-Quayson is a final year student at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Ghana. She reads civil engineering and is most passionate about connecting the dots in her major of study to solve peculiar challenges around her in the simplest way. She served as a head prefect in her high school and …

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Enaccess

Wyckliffe Madunda Aluga is the founder of Enaccess, a social venture that aims to address energy poverty and water scarcity in sub-Saharan Africa. Wyckliffe and his team will assemble, distribute, lease, and service portable solar power stations with integrated water pumps for low-income smallholder farmers who live on incomes of $2.50 or less per day. …

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Wyckliffe Madunda Aluga

Wyckliffe is a freshman majoring in Chemical Engineering at the University of California Berkeley. Born and raised in Kenya, and a recent graduate of African Leadership Academy in South Africa, Wyckliffe started his journey as an entrepreneur and innovator at a tender age of nine by selling snacks in school to carter for small needs …

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Hanifah Hasuri Iskandar

Hanifah Hasuri Iskandar is very honored to receive this kind of prestigious fellowship award through Social Venture Challenge HNMUN 2016. Her project is titled “Coconut PROJECT” which is conducted with her partner from another major, in Indonesia. She is currently studying Biology in Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember, Surabaya, East Java class of 2017. Apart from being …

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Coconut Project

Ekky Hardiyanto and Hanifah Hasuri, are the founders of the Coconut Project in Indonesia, a social venture that will create light concrete utilizing discarded coconut husks. Their efforts will increase income for coconut sellers, while also decreasing the harmful effects that cement making has on the environment.

Ekky Hardiyanto

Ekky Hardiyanto was born in Pasuruan, Indonesia in 1995. He is currently majoring in civil engineering department at Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS), Indonesia. He is focused on studying material engineering and transportation systems. He is involved in his lecturer’s research team to find any alternative materials in infrastructure and he is working on the …

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Tyler Vogel

Tyler Vogel is from Oelwein, Iowa and is currently a student at Wartburg College. He is pursuing a Bachelor of the Arts Degree in Biology with minors in Business Administration and Social Entrepreneurship. Vogel serves as Student Body Recorder and is also involved on campus with the Ambassador Program as Vice President of Communication. He is interested in environmental policy, ecology, medicine, and …

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Isaac Chikuse

Isaac Chikuse grew up in Blantyre, Malawi. Isaac is a graduate of HGIC, an International College in Ghana, and is currently studying Computer Information Systems and Business Administration at Wartburg College. Isaac assists in organizing activities for an International Club on-campus that promotes cultural diversity and integrity. He is also a member of the African …

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