Richard is an African impact entrepreneur. He envisions a world where every citizen is empowered as a participant for positive vibrant communities.
Recognized as the Orange African Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2013, a Crans Montana Forum New Leader of Tomorrow 2013, a Singapore International Foundation Young Social Entrepreneur 2013, a Yoxi Social Innovation Rockstar 2012, an Echoing Green Finalist 2012, a Global Top 40 Under 40 AIESEC Alumni 2011, an International Telecommunications Union Young Digital Innovator 2011, a Pearson Fellow for Social Innovation 2010 and a World Economic Forum-British Council Global Changemaker Fellow 2009.
Purpose and need:
Aquaculture — or fish farming — is projected to provide close to 2/3rds of global food fish consumption by 2030 as catches from wild capture fisheries level off and demand from a global middle class substantially increases (1).
Taigoo is an initiative designed to promote the ownership of taxi cabs among disadvantaged and marginalized drivers in Africa starting with Ghana.
The central idea is the issue of an asset-based loan to the driver for which installments are payable on a daily repayment plan with 1 to 3 ...