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In a world of finite resources, Resolution Fellows are leading the charge on recycling materials and incorporating advanced waste management techniques and models. From waste-to-energy facilities, to giving new lives to wasted materials, our Fellows are at the forefront of this critical shift in human behavior.

In a world of finite resources, Resolution Fellows are leading the charge on recycling materials and incorporating advanced waste management techniques and models. From waste-to-energy facilities, to giving new lives to wasted materials, our Fellows are at the forefront of this critical shift in human behavior.

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.

Plastic Vending Machine

Ria Ellysa, Regina Rima Rianti, and Alya Nurshabrina Samadikun are founding Plastic Vending Machine.  This venture aims to reduce plastic waste in Bandung, Indonesia by introducing a reverse vending machine where people can receive money for trading in their used plastic bottles.  This will help address flooding that has been exacerbated by plastic waste clogging the city’s drains.

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.

Aaron Tsz Ki Lit

Aaron Lit is an avid scuba diver and underwater photographer who aims to raise awareness of marine biodiversity and motivate conservation through social entrepreneurship. He is the author and photographer of “Watercolor”, a book featuring the creatures of the Indo-Pacific Ocean. Through his social venture MiaMira, he wishes to use fashion made from ecofabric as a medium to spotlight the wonders of sea life and promote conscious consumerism. After graduating from the French International School of Hong Kong, he is currently studying Economics and Computer Science at Dartmouth College, USA.

Coconut Project

Ekky Hardiyanto and Hanifah Hasuri, are the founders of the Coconut Project in Indonesia, a social venture that will create light concrete utilizing discarded coconut husks. Their efforts will increase income for coconut sellers, while also decreasing the harmful effects that cement making has on the environment.

Trash To Treasures

Manuel Angel Barrantes Duarte, founder of Trash to Treasures, will train members of a low-income community in Nicaragua to become micro-entrepreneurs.  These entrepreneurs will create and sell upcycled products, thereby building job skills, increasing household income, and contributing to environmental sustainability.

Manuel Angel Barrantes Duarte

Manuel Barrantes was born in Managua, Nicaragua, and is 21 years old. He is a senior at Harding University majoring in global economics and Management. He is at Harding with the Walton International Scholarship Program (WISP) for Central America. His goal after graduation is to implement and offer low-income communities from Managua, new opportunities to engage in a sustainable economic development. This plan would also need the help of Churches of Christ because by using local churches (classrooms, auditoriums), the benefit wouldn’t only be material but also spiritual.

UpTica

UpTica empowers women in the rural communities of Perez Zeledon, Costa Rica, by providing them with alternative income sources. UpTica reduces gender inequality by creating opportunities for gender training, cross-gender collaboration, mutual encouragement, and personal growth.

It introduces upcycling as an approach to value waste, encouraging a sustainable behavior of reducing the consumption of single use bags. This incentivizes community ownership and development in the creation of a local economy.

Life Free From Lead

Nawaraj grew up in rural Nepal playing with used batteries like toys.  Only after coming to the United States for school did he learn that the high lead count in these batteries, often used in the small solar panels that are a primary source of power in Nepal, would be dangerous for a child.  Nawaraj designed a venture to educate the people of a small village, Dunai, about the risks associated with lead acid exposure and initiate safe disposal techniques by building collection centers at several convenient places and transporting collected batteries to lead-recycling companies that will pay

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