Mazingira Safi Initiative – The Briquette Making Project

2018-02-23T06:11:05+00:00

Mazingira Safi Initiative (MSI) aims to make cooking and heating a pleasant experience by producing briquettes. Charcoal is a commonly used cooking and heating fuel in many households of Nairobi, Kenya. However, it is usually expensive and produces a lot of smoke leading to health complications. Briquettes are a form [...]

Douglas Akulwa Nyongesa – Biodiversity Alive

2017-12-15T09:30:11+00:00

Biodiversity Alive is a project started and managed by Douglas Nyongesa that supports green economy and protects the biodiversity in the Bunyala Forest of Navakholo, Kakamega County, Kenya. This forest is home to many wild animals, birds, reptiles, indigenous plants and micro-organisms. The project strives to sensitize communities adjacent to [...]

Academic and Career Development Initiative Cameroon (ACADI) – Textile Transformation Project (TTP)

2017-12-05T09:26:44+00:00

The Textile Transformation Project (TPP) is an initiative through which Emmanuel Tangumonkem, founder and executive president of Academic and Career Development Initiative Cameroon (ACADI) addresses the problem of environmental degradation caused by dumping of textile waste from fashion designing workshops in Bamenda, Cameroon. The project is establishing an innovative value-chain [...]

G-BAT Energy Saving Technologies Mayuge – Youth Empowerment Through Energy Saving Technologies

2017-11-30T06:29:20+00:00

G-BAT Energy Saving Technologies Mayuge is a stove making company, empowering the youth with skills of making energy-saving stoves to create employment for the growing majority of unemployed youth and school drop outs in Mayuge district, Uganda. It was initiated by Batambuze Girisomu. The growing number of unemployed youth are [...]

Antonio Mendoza and Hernánn Zabala – EnerGea – Plastic Upcycling Club

2017-11-20T08:33:07+00:00

Plastic Upcycling Club is an initiative created by the co-founders of EnerGea, Antonio Mendoza and Hernánn Zabala, aimed to foster plastic recycling in the local community and raise awareness about plastic waste, making it "less abstract" by having the people recycle themselves using low-cost, low-volume machines. This enables them to [...]

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