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Petra Beris: “I never wanted to be an entrepreneur”
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Petra Beris: “I never wanted to be an entrepreneur”

The journey of an entrepreneur is often described as an intentional (and often romanticised) path that ...

Watch the highlights of the plenary session ‘Promoting Youth Employment: Upskilling Future Generations’
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Watch the highlights of the plenary session ‘Promoting Youth Employment: Upskilling Future Generations’

Investing in youth employment and youth leadership are at the core of the Youth at Heart ...

How young entrepreneurs can benefit from Intersectional Feminist Leadership
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How young entrepreneurs can benefit from Intersectional Feminist Leadership

At the One Young World conference in Manchester, the Enterprise for Peace scholars reflected on the ...

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Orange Corners is supporting the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Africa and the Middle East. One of the ...

Creating good people is more important than creating champions
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Creating good people is more important than creating champions

Adil Hajji is a big and sturdy man, he is visibly popular in and around the ...

NL Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Orange Corners and The Hague Humanity Hub team up for International Youth Day event to inspire ‘Enterprise for Peace Scholars’
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NL Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Orange Corners and The Hague Humanity Hub team up for International Youth Day event to inspire ‘Enterprise for Peace Scholars’

To celebrate International Youth Day and inspire scholars selected as part of the One Young World ...

Wave Beat goes with the flow
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Wave Beat goes with the flow

Mohamed Taha El Ouaryachi and Oussama Nour are two entrepreneurs from the north of Morocco. They ...

Orange Corners Impact Newsletter #2
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Orange Corners Impact Newsletter #2

In the Orange Corners Impact Newsletter we keep you up-to-date on the Orange Corners activities and the impact we make. The second edition is out now!

My dream is to build Eco-domes in every Moroccan city, and all over Africa
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My dream is to build Eco-domes in every Moroccan city, and all over Africa

  Youness Ouazri is a civil engineer from Rabat and alumni from the Orange Corners La ...

Derrick Kofi Sarfo of Dercol Bags: ‘If you’re ambitious, there’s always a way to get things done’
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Derrick Kofi Sarfo of Dercol Bags: ‘If you’re ambitious, there’s always a way to get things done’

What do you do when your city is flooded, claiming more than 230 lives, and one of the causes of the flood is choked drainages due to disposed single used plastics? You start a company which addresses the root of the problem. And that is exactly what Derrick Kofi Sarfo did. Read the full interview here!

Loubna Lasry believes in a holistic approach with three pillars Sports, Nutricion and mind
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Loubna Lasry believes in a holistic approach with three pillars Sports, Nutricion and mind

Loubna Lasry is a connective-behavioral therapist, life coach and psycho pedagogue. Loubna is also an incubatee ...

Meet Islam Mohamed, founder of Tawsela. Tawsela is a third party home delivery service for clients who are keen to order products from markets, restaurants and pharmacies.
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Meet Islam Mohamed, founder of Tawsela. Tawsela is a third party home delivery service for clients who are keen to order products from markets, restaurants and pharmacies.

What do you aim to achieve for your community? “Tawsela” translate itself to the relation between ...

Zach George: "Empires collapse, while ecosystems continue"
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Zach George: "Empires collapse, while ecosystems continue"

Right at the start of the interview with Zachariah George, Managing Partner and co-founder of Launch ...

Nayera from Nero Puppets believes in the power of puppet play
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Nayera from Nero Puppets believes in the power of puppet play

By making puppets and using them, I aim to support the mental health for children throughout ...

Agro-business Abel Food helps you to eat healthier and cook smarter
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Agro-business Abel Food helps you to eat healthier and cook smarter

This innovation that you see here now, is something we would like to continue in the ...

Hope Givers: A climate-smart company helping communities and females to get to work
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Hope Givers: A climate-smart company helping communities and females to get to work

Linda Lariba Atibilla tries to get over 1000 female employees to work, giving them the task to convert tons of waste generated from shea, baobab seed and neem seed to organic compost for organic farming and cosmetics from baobab.

Gender Equality: Interview with Mutaz Mohamednour of 249Startups
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Gender Equality: Interview with Mutaz Mohamednour of 249Startups

The last guest in our interview series on gender equality in the wake of #InternationalWomensDay: Mutaz ...

Sikadan Homes: providing accommodation for low-income households
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Sikadan Homes: providing accommodation for low-income households

Via our platform, you can find an accommodation at your own convenience. Access to decent and ...

Interview with Sara Fakir, co-founder at IdeiaLab, Mozambique
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Interview with Sara Fakir, co-founder at IdeiaLab, Mozambique

Sara Fakir is an executive catalyst at Orange Corner’s local implementing partner, Ideialab in Mozambique. She ...

In conversation with…… Majd Khalifeh from Flow Accelerator
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In conversation with…… Majd Khalifeh from Flow Accelerator

In the wake of International Women’s Day (IWD), OCHQ interviewed the CEO of Flow Accelerator Majd ...

Frantec: Tapping into Technology and Simplifying Data
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Frantec: Tapping into Technology and Simplifying Data

Francisco da Mata is a young computer science graduate and currently an incubatee of Orange Corners ...

Meet Greenhill Recycling, a waste and recycling management startup in Nigeria
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Meet Greenhill Recycling, a waste and recycling management startup in Nigeria

“There is so much material to pick up here, I am always running around,” said Mariam ...

Órìghò: immortalising African heritage and culture through blockchain technology
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Órìghò: immortalising African heritage and culture through blockchain technology

Do what comes naturally for you and what you are passionate about. Meet the visionary Anita ...

Quadloop: Developing solutions by turning waste into sustainable solar wall lanterns
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Quadloop: Developing solutions by turning waste into sustainable solar wall lanterns

Dozie Igweilo is a technophile. Before he launched my startup, he used to repair mobile phones. ...

Meet two of our entrepreneurs at Sports Orange Corners!
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Meet two of our entrepreneurs at Sports Orange Corners!

Sports Orange Corners has officially kicked off! Its ceremony took place on January 14 2022 at ...

Alia Alaa Eldin Yousef: Egyptian mum and founder of a mentally healthy community
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Alia Alaa Eldin Yousef: Egyptian mum and founder of a mentally healthy community

Quite frankly, for a very long time, I thought my kids were the challenge. Now, I ...

Algerian Clean Energy (ACE) powers ahead with installing solar power systems in Sahara
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Algerian Clean Energy (ACE) powers ahead with installing solar power systems in Sahara

We are a social enterprise that provides installations of residential solar photovoltaic systems in areas that ...

Ivoire Myciculture: cultivating oyster mushrooms in Bingerville
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Ivoire Myciculture: cultivating oyster mushrooms in Bingerville

Our vision is to feed the population while preserving the environment for the generations to come. ...

A small artisan family business in Bouira, Algeria
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A small artisan family business in Bouira, Algeria

We hope to provide individuals with different ranges of body care products that are handmade, regenerating ...

Collaborative farming in Maluku, RDC
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Collaborative farming in Maluku, RDC

Our country can cultivate their own agricultural products. Initiatives like Le Bulb Farm strengthen that belief. ...

Rethinking plastic packaging in Kinshasa, Congo
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Rethinking plastic packaging in Kinshasa, Congo

President John F Kennedy once said: “Ask not what your country can do for you, but ...

The future of drones in Moroccan farming
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The future of drones in Moroccan farming

Our goal is to modernise agriculture and other sectors using multifunctional drones, and the only way ...

Pape, surfboard sharper and instructor of Sunugal Surfboard Repair
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Pape, surfboard sharper and instructor of Sunugal Surfboard Repair

When I first learned how to make a surfboard from scratch, I liked it so much, ...

Holiveg: the go-to shop for healthy recipes, beauty and plant-based products
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Holiveg: the go-to shop for healthy recipes, beauty and plant-based products

In 2017, Shumoos Ghanim established the Iraqi Vegan Society to satisfy the demands of vegans in ...

ElZtouna: an e-learning platform in Upper Egypt, pairing teachers with students
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ElZtouna: an e-learning platform in Upper Egypt, pairing teachers with students

ElZtouna’s services have come in handy during the pandemic as it gives students access to an educational platform, ...

Arwa Sameh, founder of Maan: win-win for all parties involved
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Arwa Sameh, founder of Maan: win-win for all parties involved

Maan means together in Arabic. I chose this name because it illustrates the connection we have ...

Orange Corners Egypt celebrates graduation of first 28 entrepreneurs in Cairo and Assiut
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Orange Corners Egypt celebrates graduation of first 28 entrepreneurs in Cairo and Assiut

We look back at a festive September month in Egypt, as Orange Corners Egypt celebrated the ...

Ti Naturel: saving Ivorian vegetables to make savoury sauces
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Ti Naturel: saving Ivorian vegetables to make savoury sauces

The strength of Ti Naturel is that we preserve the authentic taste of Ivorian vegetables in ...

Orange Corners and Ingenious City teamed up: Ecosystem mapping in Burundi
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Orange Corners and Ingenious City teamed up: Ecosystem mapping in Burundi

In response to a request from the Netherlands embassy in Bujumbura to better understand the entrepreneurship ...

Agro-business in Ivory Coast: from production, processing to distribution of cassava
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Agro-business in Ivory Coast: from production, processing to distribution of cassava

The OC programme has helped me to gain more visibility due to the marketing workshops, articles, ...

Akhdur: saving greens through solar dehydration
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Akhdur: saving greens through solar dehydration

We equip small and middle sized farmers with locally manufactured drying units and market access services ...

Intrapreneurship is the gateway to innovation
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Intrapreneurship is the gateway to innovation

At Orange Corners, we strive for innovation and impact at the ecosystem level. Therefore, we would ...

Ecowaste: increasing awareness of managing waste in Sudan
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Ecowaste: increasing awareness of managing waste in Sudan

Ecowaste combats an important societal and environmental issue in Sudan by improving waste management, providing environmental ...

Designing, producing and distributing products made possible by disadvantaged women in Khartoum
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Designing, producing and distributing products made possible by disadvantaged women in Khartoum

I would like women to obtain their own training and production centre, creating something for themselves ...

Any kind of service, only one click away
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Any kind of service, only one click away

As an entrepreneur, you are responsible for the results you deliver. For Darnafees, it means that ...

DowaQa: a cultural and innovative food journey
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DowaQa: a cultural and innovative food journey

DowaQa is all about making, transforming and enjoying food with the products and people you have ...

Connecting gift lovers with small local businesses
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Connecting gift lovers with small local businesses

“Hadyari’s aim is to promote a culture of love, collaboration and peace and create a market ...

Providing innovative organic food solutions for optimum health in Ghana
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Providing innovative organic food solutions for optimum health in Ghana

Our vision statement is to become a global nutrition, health and wellness company that achieves better ...

Safeguarding and cultivating the future of Akuapem through coffee
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Safeguarding and cultivating the future of Akuapem through coffee

Asili is an enterprise that is unique from production to distribution due to its the strong ...

Tagreebi: merging art, design with technology
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Tagreebi: merging art, design with technology

In 2014, when Ahmed Abdelaziz and his team presented an installation on the Venice Architecture Biennale, ...

Uniting Egyptian history with art and design
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Uniting Egyptian history with art and design

The Gawad sisters, Rasha and Sara, decided to pursue their childhood passion in art and fashion ...

Alojinha: using recycled materials to make sustainable products
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Alojinha: using recycled materials to make sustainable products

“Entrepreneurship can pave the way for enhancing a sustainable and prosperous ecosystem in young Africa, but ...

Digital Intelligence Language: leading information technology startup in Angola
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Digital Intelligence Language: leading information technology startup in Angola

The services of DIL bridges the gap between the businesses’ challenges and the role of intelligent ...

Ecotutu: achieving food security and driving sustainability in Nigeria
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Ecotutu: achieving food security and driving sustainability in Nigeria

My team is committed to provide access to clean and affordable cold chain solutions, while creating ...

ORANGE CORNERS CÔTE D'IVOIRE CONGRATULATES OCIF WINNERS
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ORANGE CORNERS CÔTE D'IVOIRE CONGRATULATES OCIF WINNERS

Earlier this month, Orange Corners congratulated another group of successful participants of the Orange Corners Innovation ...

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