Stories from Sub-Saharan Africa

Teens for Change: Daniel's Changemaker Journey

Daniel is on a journey to enable young people in Lagos, Nigeria to determine their own future through education, employment, and agency.
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From Head Boy to Social Entrepreneur: Uche's Changemaker Journey

Uche discovered his love for innovation and entrepreneurship at a young age, which prepared him to transform infant and maternal health practices across Nigeria.
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Social Equity and Accessibility: Rachel's Changemaker Journey

Racheal is determined to create a more accessible, equitable world for young people living with disabilities and caregivers.
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Rebecca: Environmental consciousness for a resilient Kenya

Addressing climate change and environmental degradation in Kenya through student-led education and advocacy.
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Elly Savatia: Mobilizing young changemakers through the SDGs in Kenya and Nigeria 

By spreading knowledge of the SDGs Goals to young people, Elly and his team are equipping his generation with the mindset and skills to implement each goal for the good of all.
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Africa's youth are leaders of today #AfricaYouthFwd

Future Forward, an initiative by Ashoka and the MasterCard Foundation, identifies and supports social entrepreneurs and changemakers with innovative solutions for youth employment in sub-Saharan Africa. How well do you develop youth leaders? Discover your personal strengths, how your organization...
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Allan: Harnessing blockchain technology as a tool for changemaking

By participating in and eventually co-leading initiatives through RLabs, Allan is incubating technology-driven ideas for improving the lives of young people across South Africa.
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