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Orange Corners presents the #CounteringCovid series

COVID-19 has impacted the world as we know it. Whereas for the coronavirus pandemic (social) distance is needed, it is also uniting us more than ever. Times of chaos can bring out the best in humanity. It’s inspiring to see how people are working together for global solidarity and coming up with creative responses to COVID-19.

The Orange Corners’ #CounteringCovid series highlights entrepreneurs that are creatively responding to COVID-19. It is centered around the leaders and changemakers that have adapted their business models to keep them healthy, relevant and in service of their communities. The following categories will be featured:

  • COVID-19 hygiene & health
  • Reaching the SDG’s #education #circularity #foodsecurity #water
  • SME Business continuation
  • Tackling misinformation

Let these times be an invitation to courage, innovation, creativity and resilience. Let us stay positive, healthy and spread the entrepreneurial vibes. Join the movement!

Carine and Esther Djé

Carine & Esther Djé

Founders of FREEANDIZ

We focus on products that leave farmer’s fields but never make it to consumer by working with locally sourced fruits and turn them into traditional delicacies, free of additives and preservatives.

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Ben Diop

Ben Diop

Co-founder of Sen Vitale

Our electronic health passports enable healthcare professionals to quickly access medical data from individuals. Each QR code scanned is potential a life saved.

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Fadwa Moussaif

Fadwa Moussaif

Co-Founder of IDYR

It’s our goals to design and manufacture products that respect the environment and social conditions of the female artisans, while reviving traditional weaving.

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Ernest Nartey Tetteh

Ernest Nartey-Tetteh

COO & Co-Founder of  Eazywaste and Orange Corners Alumni

It may well be Corona times, plastic pollution doesn’t wait. It’s our mission to sensitize Africa about the dangers in plastic mismanagement while making them realize the value in recycling.

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Wilma Cavaleiro

Wilma Cavaleiro

Founder of Beauty/Health App KUJINGA from Orange Corners Angola

Identify the problem you want to solve, and start with the resources you have. Those can be used to different ends than your usual business and serve the community in challenging times.

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Riches Attai

CEO & Co-Founder of Winich Farms and Orange Corners Alumni

I am a proud agri-preneur. Our goal is to feed 250.000 homes this year, no matter the circumstances.

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Isabel Tamale

Founder and CEO of Moz Safety Work

I realised that many organisations were in need of more insight in how to effectively improve the safety & health in their work place. We want to inform and re-education employees, but also society at large

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Dr. Mohamed Elaibaid

Dr. Mohamed Elaibaid

founder of Al Awasi Medical Solutions

Al-Awasi effectively aids the Sudanese health sector in fighting the corona virus by providing focused training on safe business practices and continuity during the pandemic while guaranteeing employees’ and customers’ safety.

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Samuel Levie

Samuel Levie

Food Entrepreneur & Founder of #SupportYourLocalsNL

We wanted to help out all local food producers who are struggling to supply their products due to the pandemic. By increasing appreciation of local products and we stimulates circular agriculture.

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