2018 Winners & Runners Up
Re-Use Energy converts widely available cattle dung into clean-burning biogas for use in cooking and lighting.
Karatac uses recycled paper to make environmentally sustainable jewelry, paper bags, and packaging.
Raha Reusable Pads
Raha Reusable pads sells safe and affordable cloth sanitary pads to women in schools, local markets, and slums.
Kavera Art Project
Kavera Art Project "turns waste into wealth" by training youth to create art from waste plastic.
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THE GIVE WORK CHALLENGE
Winners & Runners Up
The Give Work Challenge supports new and early stage businesses in East Africa through funding, mentorship, and community support.
Creates products and opens up market channels for sesame & peanut farmers in Rural Uganda.
Makes upcycled footwear from waste materials such as leather, used fabrics, tires, and old jeans.
Seeds of Hope
Makes and sells organic honey, and trains women on sustainable ways to protecting endangered bees.
Addresses food shortages caused by flooding by employing youth in large-scale poultry farming.
An agricultural company that promotes organic urban farming.
Employs community youth to run cyber cafes with affordable high-speed internet in the slums.
Plastic Waste management and manufacturing company from Uganda.
Environmentally sustainable bamboo straws from Kenya.
Local beekeeping company, processing, packing, and marketing honey from Uganda.
Afro Chic Enviro
Collection and processing of waste materials to create new products i.e night light bulb holders, vases, mason jar, ornaments, etc.
Promotes African culture through art & craft making. African wears, jewelry, bags, mats etc.
Eco Friends Briquette
Produces charcoal briquettes as an alternative for firewood and charcoal using agricultural waste.
2019 Winners & Runners Up
Plastic & Rubber Art Gallery
Creates upcycled products, such as vases, shoes, and jewelry, from plastic waste.
Gulu Solid Waste
Waste management service that recycles plastics into building materials.
Organic sesame oil producer that employs low income women and girls.
A mobile app for mechanic repair and car maintenance services.
A business that turns bicycle scraps into useable furniture products.