AFRICA • PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
What would be a reaction of your parents if one day you told them that you won’t pursue a career in economics and will do laundry instead? Meet Rebecca Affoh, Founder & CEO of EASY2TOOFACILE, who did exactly that and is now a successful womenpreneur from Abidjan. Her service offers laundry, ironing, tailoring and shoe repair with a delivery service within 48 hours. What makes the solution unique is that they try to use eco-friendly products only, decreasing the negative impact on health and the environment.
LATIN AMERICA • TECHNOLOGY
Spotlight on Fabian: Creating New Opportunities for Business in Paraguay
As far as he remembers himself, Fabian Biedermann, CEO of MOMO, was always inseparable with computers.
AFRICA • FINANCIAL SERVICES
Spotlight on Geraldine: Leveraging Technology to Connect Informal Markets with Consumers
Meet Geraldine Geraldo, CEO of Roque Online, a solution that connects informal markets with consumers in Angola.
LATIN AMERICA • FINANCIAL SERVICES
Spotlight on Amarilis: Empowering Local Businesses in the Dominican Republic to Embrace the Digital
Amarilis has chosen to study economics as she believes it’s an efficient way to impact millions of lives.
AFRICA • OTHER
Spotlight on Anderson: Making Waste Work for Economy of Angola
His love for nature defined Anderson’s career path. Today, he is a founder and CEO of an innovative startup dealing with waste problems called Menos Lixo.
MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA • HEALTHCARE
Spotlight on Sandra: Nurturing the Culture of Wellness Through Gamification
Hayatech is a wellness gamification platform that incentivizes users to activate a wellness lifestyle with rewards
AFRICA • GOVERNMENT
Spotlight on Neema: Personal Lawyer in Your Pocket
Sheria Kiganjani was created to give people access to various legal services and information via their mobile phones
ASIA • EDUCATION & CONSULTING
Spotlight on Htet: Helping People Gain Skills to Succeed on Global Market
How to solve the global human capital crisis? Where to start? We met someone who knows the answer – Htet Thiri Shwe, CEO and Founder of MYEO.
AFRICA • HEALTHCARE
Spotlight on Gilbert: ‘Engineering’ Apparel to Save Lives
Gilbert Abel, CEO of Noobites, is on a mission to solve the problem of mosquito-borne diseases by engineering clothing capable of repelling mosquitoes.
ASIA • OTHER
Spotlight on Okka: Recycle Like a Pro
Meet Okka from Yangon, Myanmar and his idea RecyGlo Myanmar, a first innovative recycling solution in the country.