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.

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.

Explore A New Language Project

Rejoice Dufe is launching the Explore a New Language Project. Explore a New Language Project is introducing a mobile language lab and a language center to provide English, French, and Spanish language training to orphans in Accra, Ghana so that they can build confidence and skills, and improve their prospects for higher education and employment.

The Flow Initiative

The Flow Initiative will provide education about menstruation and reusable sanitary pads for impoverished girls in Zimbabwe. The educational program will de-stigmatize the issue of menstruation and will promote the use of a sustainable and eco-friendly solution.

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.

Aeo

In summer 2017, Xiaoyue Gong founded Aeo to safeguard the health of Chinese urban residents against ubiquitous particulate air pollution by raising awareness of invisible indoor air pollution and empowering people to take informed actions to protect themselves. Aeo wearable air quality sensors not only inform people of the air quality of their exact location but also document their cumulative daily exposure to particulate air pollution. The huge amount of data collected will be crowdsourced into an Aeo mobile app that provides information and access to cleaner air to a much larger population.

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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