Environment
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The ecosystems in which we live provide us with the critical air, food, water, shelter, and materials we rely on. From health and wellness to sustainable development, respecting and protecting our environment is critical. Resolution Fellows are working on ways to keep the ecosystems we treasure clean, safe, and accessible for generations to come.

The ecosystems in which we live provide us with the critical air, food, water, shelter, and materials we rely on. From health and wellness to sustainable development, respecting and protecting our environment is critical. Resolution Fellows are working on ways to keep the ecosystems we treasure clean, safe, and accessible for generations to come.

GamFruits

GamFruits is a climate-smart fruit farm in Gunjur, Gambia that provides a hub for farmers to discuss matters affecting their daily farm practices, offering them a centre for outdoor learning in agriculture. GamFruits will also produce and sell healthy, nutritious, and affordable fruit to members of the community.

Tinotenda Makuvire

Tinotenda is a student from Zimbabwe currently pursuing his undergraduate degree in electrical engineering at McGill University. He is passionate about sustainable energy and community development. Energy is the backbone of most economies and we often exploit energy in ways that are not sustainable especially in Africa where most energy sources are still very traditional. His aim is to leverage his Engineering experience to drive sustainable harnessing of energy from the environment.

ZimDigester

ZimDigester will focus on renewable energy for home use at an affordable price in rural Zimbabwe. The project will provide animal and food waste bio-digesters and deliver training to individual households on how to use the technology.

Nicholas Toronga

Nicholas Toronga is a third-year student pursuing a major in Finance and a concentration in Business Analytics at McGill University. Born and raised in Zimbabwe, Nicholas is an active community builder. Apart from co-founding ExlAfrica, Nicholas was actively involved in Zimbabwe as a facilitator at LUT- a social enterprise that won the 2011 Harvard Innovation Challenge. A MasterCard Scholars Program Student Council Representative for McGill University, Nicholas is also a student ambassador for the Clinton Global Initiative.

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.

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.

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