Meet 2021 Builders of Africa's Future Awardees

Meet 2021 Builders of Africa's Future Awardees

 

Alfred Chengula
Co-Founder & COO, Imara Technology

Alfred Chengula comes from Mbeya, Tanzania, and has a background in sales, marketing, and operations. In 2016 Alfred followed his passion for entrepreneurship to help found Imara Tech, a social enterprise start-up that makes agricultural machines for small farms. Click here to learn more about Alfred and click here to register for the Builders of Africa's Future 2021 award ceremony.
Chibuzo Opara
Co CEO, DrugStoc

With a passion for disrupting barriers to access within the healthcare system, Dr. Chibuzo Opara is co-founder and co-CEO of DrugStoc, a cloud based pharmaceutical IT distribution platform which provides access to verified quality pharmaceutical products for healthcare facilities and professionals. Click here to learn more about Chibuzo and click here to register for the Builders of Africa's Future 2021 award ceremony.
Winnie Gitau
Co-founder, Kwangu Kwako Limited

Winnie Gitau is co-founder of Kwangu Kwako Limited. Kwangu-Kwako is a social enterprise that builds safer, healthier, affordable homes for families in informal settlements in Nairobi, Kenya. The houses are built from reinforced precast concrete panels made by local artisans within the target community.  Click here to learn more about Winnie and click here to register for the Builders of Africa's Future 2021 award ceremony.
Derrick Hosea Opio
CEO & Founder, Onelamp
 
Derrick Hosea Opio founded Onelamp to provide affordable, clean, safe and efficient lighting technology to 7.5 million children attending rural schools in Uganda, where only 1% have access to electricity. OneLamp provides individual affordable solar bulbs directly to students for an entire academic term of clean light. Click here to learn more about Derrick and click here to register for the Builders of Africa's Future 2021 award ceremony.
Dysmus Kisilu
CEO and Founder, Solar Freeze
 
Dysmus Kisilu is founder of Solar Freeze, a company that provides renewable energy solutions to smallholder farmers in Kenya to increase agricultural productivity. Dysmus has worked with 3,000 smallholder farmers in Kenya to increase agricultural yields by more than 150 percent from 2016 to date. Click here to learn more about Dysmus and click here to register for the Builders of Africa's Future 2021 award ceremony.
Eng Chrispinus Onyancha
Founder & CEO, clinicPesa
 
Eng Chrispinus Onyancha has attained a wealth of experience in governance, engineering, finance and entrepreneurship. He founded clinicPesa Ltd, a social venture that provides access to affordable healthcare financing to the uninsured in African Markets. Click here to learn more about Onyancha and click here to register for the Builders of Africa's Future 2021 award ceremony.
Waceke Nduati    
Founder, Centonomy 

Waceke Nduati is the Founder of Centonomy Ltd which she started in 2009 in Kenya. She is driven by her passion for teaching people how to create wealth. Centonomy is a financial consultancy firm that teaches people how to manage money and create wealth. Click here to learn more about Waceke and click here to register for the Builders of Africa's Future 2021 award ceremony.
Ian Tarimo
Co-founder & Executive Director, Tai Tanzania

Ian Tarimo is co-founder of Tai Tanzania which aims at increasing access to information and facilitating dialogue on issues that prevent young people from acquiring education sufficient for them to effectively engage in social and economic development. Click here to learn more about Ian and click here to register for the Builders of Africa's Future 2021 award ceremony.
Ken Oloo    
Founder and Team Lead, Filamujuani

We become the stories we tell. When we tell better stories we live out better stories with our lives. Ken Oloo founded Filamujuani Foundation to train youth to tell better stories in their communities, where they set up community studios. Click here to learn more about Ken and click here to register for the Builders of Africa's Future 2021 award ceremony.
Prince Tillya
Co-Founder & Managing Director, FixChap

Prince Tillya has over 5 years of experience in Business and Entrepreneurship. Prince is the Co-founder of FixChap, a digital platform bridging the trust gap between homeowners/offices with servicemen by giving them access to verified servicemen within their localities. Click here to learn more about Prince and click here to register for the Builders of Africa's Future 2021 award ceremony.