Conservation
About

Both in the sense of protecting threatened ecosystems and carefully allocating finite resources, conservation is a critical part of sustainable development and protecting the environment. Through conservation strategies, a modern way of life may become compatible with the preservation of our planet.

Both in the sense of protecting threatened ecosystems and carefully allocating finite resources, conservation is a critical part of sustainable development and protecting the environment. Through conservation strategies, a modern way of life may become compatible with the preservation of our planet.

One Urban Garden

Issues of food security have wide-reaching implications for people and the environment, particularly in low and middle-income countries. One Urban Garden aims to promote urban agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa by establishing integrated, organic urban farms that will serve as production, training, and seedling distribution centres.

Susan Hilda Lokolimoe

Susan studies Social work and Social administration at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda. She co-founded Girls Alive Uganda with classmates Suzan Mutoni and Marion Apio to address the lack of sanitary materials for vulnerable girls in Tororo District, Uganda.

Suzan Mutoni

Suzan is an undergraduate student of Environmental Health Sciences at Makerere University School of Public Health. She is the Project coordinator of the Girls Alive Project, an initiative that breaks the major barrier to girl child education through making reusable sanitary towels and teaching menstrual hygiene. She is also the head of the Public Health Department of the BRAC Scholars’ alumni. A platform that was created to establish give back avenues through which students can solve pressing health challenges in their home areas.

Marion Apio

Marion Apio has always had a desire to help young people and one of the ways she could do it, was by providing sanitary towels, an essential tool to the girl child education. Marion Apio hails from Tororo District in the Eastern Region of Uganda. She is the C. E. O of Girls Alive Uganda (GAUP), a youth led project that aims at making and distributing reusable sanitary towels to the vulnerable girls in her community. She is a Mastercard Foundation Scholar at Makerere University, studying a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Communication.

Girls Alive Uganda

Girls Alive Uganda aims to address the lack of sanitary materials for vulnerable girls in Tororo District, Uganda. The project will produce and distribute affordable sanitary pads to reduce high rates of menstrual-related school absenteeism, which remains a key barrier to girls’ education in Uganda.

Oluwafolajimi Adesanya

Folajimi Adesanya is a Medical Doctor in training and a Policy Enthusiast who believes in the potential of young Nigerians like himself in being catalysts of positive transformation in the African society. He has over three years of experience in Mentorship, Capacity Building, Libertarian Movement and as a Social Entrepreneur. He is the Founder/Chief Administrator of The Panacea Project, an organization that is committed to identifying societal problems to the end of proferring workable solutions to these problems.

Clean City Initiative

The Clean City Initiative is an innovative intervention that aims to redefine the plastic waste disposal system in the Ibadan metropolis by creating value and wealth from plastic waste and in so doing, empowering the people of Ibadan to create a better future for themselves and for the environment.

The Cacao Project

The Cacao Project is an initiative which provides participating farmers of San Fernando with cacao seedlings (a long-term, resilient crop which provides them with a considerable income after three years and will be productive for up to 20-25 years), and short term crops such as bok choy, okra, and pumpkins (which will be productive after 19-30 days) to intercrop with the cacao. The produce is sold to the Cacao Project Organization, which then sells it to international buyers. Farmers are paid a fair wage and better positioned for sustainable success.

Happy Home Eco-Sanitation Company (HHESCO)

(HHESCO) is an enterprise that provides environmentally friendly, micro-flush toilets to low-income earners, landlords and community groups and supports them with a flexible payment system. The toilet also generates usable compost which can be sold for a new income stream. Recently, the venture built a seven-unit toilet facility for the Berekuso Basic Schools, which have about 1,000 students. It also built a stand-alone toilet for the Educare Early Childhood Development Center, which serves about 54 children.

MiaMira

"Aaron" Tsz Ki Lit is the founder of MiaMira in Hong Kong. MiaMira is a fashion brand that celebrates the beauty and diversity of life underwater through garments and accessories inspired the patterns, shapes, and colors of marine animals. Using sustainable eco-fabric for the apparel raises awareness of marine biodiversity and conservation issues, while a portion of all profits will go to marine conservation efforts.

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