Andrew Mupuya is the founder and CEO of YELI, a paper bag, envelope, and paper bag production company that produces custom solutions for local hospitals and vendors in Uganda. YELI employs 19 persons, the oldest of whom is 53 years old.
Student Aid Plus
Yaw Duffour Awuah is the founder of Student Aid Plus, a financial services company that offers financial literacy education and a savings and loan program to help students pay school fees and visit home to see their families.
UYRD Biogas Digesters
Nadege Iradukunda is a founding member of the United Youth for Rwandan Development, an organization which spearheads the deployment of biogas solutions in schools, serving over 15,000 students in Rwanda.
Mohamed Aldesouky Ismail is the founder of Bara Co., which designs and manufactures scientific toys, aimed at primary and secondary school aged children, to promote increased experiential learning in Egypt.
HypeCentury Technologies & Investments
Mubarack Muyika is the founder of HypeCentury Technologies & Investments, a business which develops dynamic and affordable websites for local SMMEs in Kenya, helping them reach customers.
Mahmood Oyewo is the founder of RubiQube, a cross-platform (iPhone, Android, Nokia, Windows Mobile) mobile applications platform for the Nigerian mobile phone market, with significant potential to expand to the worldwide market.