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How three students are creating opportunities for rural farmers to thrive

Published on June 17, 2019

During their first year of university, three students realised the need to help farmers solve common challenges they encountered. The students of African Leadership University are 20-year-old Daniela Uwase, and 24-year-old Kellyson Siamunjo — studying global challenges, and Peter Ndahiro, 24 — doing international business. The trio was united by one thing, a passion for agriculture. Last year, they came up with a social enterprise known as ‘Agriculture Growth Network’. It helps small and medium scale farmers increase their productivity and quality, and connects them to profitable and potential markets. The trio recently participated in the Hult Prize, an annual competition that took place in Ghana in March this year. They emerged overall winner of the Africa level, making them representatives at the finals in London slated for July 12, this year. Read more. Source | New Times

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