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Four Tanzanians Can Win The Diamonds Do Good® Entrepreneurship Grant 2023

Diamonds Do Good® Entrepreneurship Grant

Meet The Winners of Diamonds Do Good Grant®

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Four Tanzanian entrepreneurs are Finalists for Diamonds Do Good® Entrepreneurship Grant. Study extra about them. The winners are introduced this week.

The winners of the Diamonds Do Good® Entrepreneurship Grant exemplify the spirit of entrepreneurship and the facility of modern concepts to create optimistic change”

— Nancy Orem Lyman, Govt Director, Diamonds Do Good

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND, July 11, 2023/ — United Folks World is happy to focus on 4 outstanding Tanzanian entrepreneurs who’re amongst 20 Finalists for the celebrated Diamonds Do Good®Entrepreneurship Grant. With 20 Finalists from 6 international locations, the winners are set to be introduced on 12 July 2023. The First Girl of The Republic of Botswana is predicted to congratulate the 2023 winners, which is pertinent as Botswana as a nation is a testomony to the truth that diamonds do good.

The Diamonds Do Good® Entrepreneurship Grant is thought for supporting excellent entrepreneurs. The grant gives monetary help starting from $5,000 as much as $20,000, enabling the winners to scale their companies and amplify their optimistic impression on society. As a part of the design and the impression of the Grant, the Finalists undergo a improvement course of that features finishing the UPG Biashara Studying Journey by means of which they purchase new expertise and sharpen current ones. After the Grant, additionally they profit from the UPG Biashara Motion Journey that features, ongoing publicity, expertise acquisition, mentorship and extra.

“The winners of the Diamonds Do Good® Entrepreneurship Grant exemplify the spirit of entrepreneurship and the facility of modern concepts to create optimistic change. They’ve demonstrated distinctive dedication, creativity, and a deep dedication to entrepreneurship,” mentioned Nancy Orem Lyman, Govt Director, Diamonds Do Good.

The Four Finalists are come from numerous backgrounds and they’re UPG Biashara Entrepreneurs. They every demonstrated distinctive imaginative and prescient, creativity and unwavering dedication. And their qualities have made them distinctive candidates for the celebrated Diamonds Do Good® Entrepreneurship Grant. They’re:

Abdalah Nyambi’s Preyo Firm Ltd. operates as a round economy-driven enterprise, encompassing varied endeavors akin to plastic recycling, analysis and improvement, and consultancy providers. Its main focus is on adopting environmentally pleasant manufacturing methods and exploring modern applied sciences that promote sustainability. At current, PREYO firm makes use of recycled plastics sourced from exterior firms to fabricate car bushings. Nonetheless, it has future plans to include all the plastic recycling course of internally, which includes assortment, sorting, shredding, sizzling washing, drying, and palletizing. By enterprise these steps, the corporate goals to boost cost-effectiveness and profitability whereas using eco-friendly and superior applied sciences. The final goal is to contribute to the sustainable improvement of the nation and fight environmental air pollution.

Elizabeth Mwakatimbo says that the excessive demand for inexpensive housing in city areas results in challenges, together with reliance on intermediary brokers. Tenants in Tanzanian city areas, akin to low cadre staff, graduates, and college students, face further challenges akin to paying company charges (10-15% of annual rental prices), hiring a number of brokers, and overlaying transportation bills for distant homes. To deal with these points, Elizabeth suggest CASA, a GIS-based platform designed to assist tenants overcome housing search difficulties. CASA is an internet and cellular software the place tenants can share GIS details about out there homes or their intention to maneuver. By gamification, people who present dependable and verified home data can be rewarded with factors on the platform.

David Rwegoshora’s enterprise, ELI GREEN GOLD FARM ENTERPRISE (EGGFE), focuses on integrating the Cassava Worth Chain, linking Cassava Manufacturing and Advertising. They specialise in producing Excessive-High quality Cassava Flour (HQCF) and have plans to increase their product vary to incorporate cassava starch, biscuits, and chapati. They manufacture HQCF with strict hygiene requirements and supply help to smallholder farmers by supplying them with natural fertilizers and authorized drought-tolerant, disease-resistant, high-yielding seeds. Their coaching packages cowl GAPs for cassava high quality seed farming, together with crop administration, harvesting, storage, processing, and agroforestry methods. They promote local weather resilience measures like rainwater harvesting and emphasize the advantages of drought-tolerant cassava high quality seed farming. In addition they supply dried cassava from skilled smallholder farmers, course of it, and promote premium cassava flour to clients.

Elias Elisante is the proprietor of SmartDarasa is an modern academic platform that enhances college students’ understanding of STEM topics by bridging the hole between theoretical data and sensible software. By the SmartDarasa app and web site, college students can have interaction with interactive 2D and 3D simulations, augmented actuality (AR) know-how, and conceptualized questions. By using Smartcards Vol 01 Augmented Actuality playing cards, college students can expertise an immersive studying surroundings the place they’ll visualize and work together with STEM ideas as in the event that they have been current in their very own environment.

This yr the 20 Finalists come from 6 international locations: Botswana, India, Namibia, Sierra Leone, South Africa and Tanzania. Which international locations can be represented among the many winners? And which nation will win the grand prize? In 2022 the honour of the grand prize went to Botswana with UPG Biashara Entrepreneur Mirriam Margret Mothibe of I99 Farms securing USD 20,000.

In 2023 every of the 20 Finalists has demonstrated outstanding resilience and dedication to succeed in the ultimate stage of the Diamonds Do Good® Entrepreneurship Grant. Their companies characterize numerous industries together with: agriculture, training, electronics, power, surroundings / nature, occasions, well being and well being care, jewellery, manufacturing, advertising and marketing, actual property and extra. And their artistic approaches to enterprise options in addition to their dedication has propelled them ahead as excellent contenders for the Diamonds Do Good® Entrepreneurship Grant 2023.

Listed below are the Finalists representing 6 international locations, they’re additionally seen on this temporary video:

What has occurred up to now? The 20 finalists superior to the last word stage of the method: a “Shark Tank” format. This entailed presenting to an skilled panel, in entrance of a reside viewers. Throughout these periods, the UPG Biashara entrepreneurs showcased their concepts, companies, and distinct worth propositions. Now the subsequent step is the announcement of the winners and with 10 winners anticipated, the Finalists have an opportunity of profitable that’s about 50%.

When is the announcement? The announcement of the winners takes place on 12 July 2023 from 3:30pm to 5pm CEST (9:30am to 11am EST). And it’s attainable for these captivated with entrepreneurship to witness the announcement of the winners of the Diamonds Do Good® Entrepreneurship Grant 2023. Whereas locations final, these can RSVP right here: The occasion brings collectively folks captivated with entrepreneurship together with trade leaders, traders, and supporters who’re wanting to witness the subsequent technology of entrepreneurial success tales.

And so who will win? “The Finalists for the Diamonds Do Good® Entrepreneurship Grant are excellent and every of them is a winner! As soon as the announcement is made, we can be pleased and unhappy on the identical time. And we are going to stay united within the understanding that when any of them wins, then we’re all profitable. I invite you to control all of those entrepreneurs,” mentioned Yemi Babington-Ashaye, President, United Folks World.

About Diamonds Do Good®: A not-for-profit group impressed in 2006 by Nelson Mandela to inform the world in regards to the optimistic impression of diamonds in Southern Africa. Presently, its main goal is to provoke vital transformations inside pure diamond communities worldwide and to successfully share these impactful narratives.

About UPG Biashara: UPG Biashara is an initiative that helps entrepreneurs of their journey to show concepts into companies. This contains rising and strengthening current enterprises. UPG Biashara gives coaching, mentorship, monetary help and extra.

United Folks World is a group that encourages and allows folks to take part in making the world a greater place.

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