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Catalysing Change Week | 1–5 May 2023

Solutions From the Frontlines

How Young Social Entrepreneurs Ensure the Global South Thrives

01 May 2023 | 14:30 - 16:00
CCW launch andor closing event with your community
Storytelling Session

Hear from four young social entrepreneurs of the global south as they share how they use innovation and entrepreneurship to solve the world’s biggest problems. Meet Lennox Omodi, whose period poverty social enterprise Eco-Bana won the $1 million Global Hult Prize in 2022. Learn from Abhi Gawri whose insect biotech startup Loopworm raised $3.4 million in seed funding in 2022. Get the inside scoop on conquering the digital divide from Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 winner Muhle Ndwalane, founder of digital marketing and tech agency Asante Tech Solutions. Be inspired by the story of how a trip to the Ashanti Region of Ghana formed Mathias Charles Yabe’s mission to help make food systems more resilient through AkoFresh.

The hosts

Robyn Fehrman, President and CEO, Enactus Lennox Omodi, CEO, Eco-Bana; Enactus Member, St. Paul University, Kenya; Winner, 2022 Global Hult Pr Muhle Ndwalene, Founder, Asante Tech Solutions Mathias Charles Yabe, Co-Founder and CEO, AkoFresh Anaya Ishani Singh, CO-Founder, The Kalaa Store

Sustainable development goals

SDG 1 - No Poverty SDG 10 - Reduced Inequality SDG 17 - Partnerships to achieve the Goal

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