Creativity, imagination, and a courage generates innovation. Thinus Booysen discusses his inspiration to build a simple water meter to prevent day-zero from occurring in South Africa. Schools empower students and raise conservation awareness.
Pierre Thiam cooks Senegalese food in New York City and has written three cookbooks about West African cuisine. The gluten-free grain is rich in amino acids and grows in nutrient poor soil. Yolelo foods imports from African farms.
Patience Torlowei does not outsource but manufactures clothing in Africa. She discusses being selected to participate in the "Earth Matters" fashion show. She wants to leave a legacy and give back to her community.
Creativity is the ultimate renewable energy. Ravi Naidoo discusses the inspiration behind Indaba Design and Interactive Africa. The organization acts as a catalyst for innovation without commercial intent.
Henri Nyarkarundi discusses the inspiration behind creating a solar-powered network charging station with wifi. Women and disabled individuals do not need to pay an upfront fee to own a franchise.
Gregory Rockson discusses issues with the medical supply chain in Africa; his organization built its own infrastructure. Any woman diagnosed with breast cancer in Nigeria receives an interest-free payment plan for medication. In Zimbabwe, a partnership with the Red Cross reduces drug cost.
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Many ideas coming out of Africa are solutions that resonate beyond the continent, making an impact on a global scale. Meet trailblazers aspiring to transform society as we know it.
Length: 23 minutes
Copyright date: ©2019
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