3 African Entrepreneurs Winner of Schwab Foundation Awards


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The 2019 Social Entrepreneurship Awards run by the Schwab Foundation has recognized three African entrepreneurs.

The social entrepreneurs from Africa are Kennedy Njoroge, co-founder of Kenyan mobile payments and digital commerce company Cellulant; Mostafa Farahat, co-founder of Egyptian online educational video platform Nafham; and Enyonam Nthabiseng Mosia, who is the South African co-founder of Sierra Leone-based pay-as-you-go (PAYG) solar distribution company Easy Solar.

The awardees are chosen by Schwab Foundation board members. Each year, Schwab Foundation's Social Entrepreneurship Awards recognises founders or CEOs whose businesses have innovative approaches to solving social or environmental problems.

François Bonnici, head of the Schwab Foundation, said that the 2019 awardees "represent a new ecosystem of leaders who are driving change and shifting organizations and systems towards a more just, inclusive, sustainable future." Read the Entire Article


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