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Young Change Makers – Joannie Bewa

Joannie Bewa is currently working as a general practitioner in a community health center in her country BENIN. She holds many leadership positions in BENIN and is well known at global level. She is the co-founder and the Executive director of Young Beninese Leaders Association (YBLA), created after the President OBAMA Young African leaders forum.

Young Change Maker – Ludwick Marishane

After a few months of research on the Internet, South African University of Cape Town student, Ludwick Marishane has won global recognition for an invention that takes the water out of bathing. Marishane invented a product called DryBath, a clear gel applied to skin that does the work of water and soap. The invention, which won him

Champions of The Abuja Grassroots Youth Debaters, Season 1

Whatever has a beginning surely has an end. The end finally came for the Abuja Grassroots Youth Debaters Season 1 on Thursday, 15th August, 2013. The results below of the semi final, third place and first place tells how the battles were fought and lost! Anyway, there are no losers in this contest; we have

Quarter Finals Result of the Abuja Grassroots Youth Debaters

The quarter final round of the Abuja Grassroots Debaters Season 1 had the 8 debaters going head to head. Albert Osagie squared up against Binatu Danjuma in Group 1 while Group 2 saw Ogunbawo Sunday slugging it out with Bob-Manuel Umoru. In Group 3, it was Ibikun Adedeji against Cynthia Jin while Ogah Patrick and

The Abuja Grassroots Youth Debaters, Season 1

After weeks of massive publicity, The Abuja Grassroots Debate received applications from various parts of the 6 Abuja Area Councils. Following a rigorous Audition Session, 15 participants were evaluated and 12 selected to participate in the premier edition of the Abuja Grassroots Debate Season !. See Final Auditions Results: The Abuja Grassroots Youth Debaters Audition Results

Young Change maker – Esther Mbabazi

Esther Mbabazi was eight years old when her father was killed in a crash as the plane he was flying in overshot the runway landing in the Democratic Republic of Congo. So when, a few years later she announced her intention to train as a pilot, the plan was not well received by some of

Young Changemaker – Kelvin Doe

Kelvin Doe (16) is a self-taught engineer from Sierra Leone, West Africa. Out of metal and wire scraps he made a battery to “power lights in people’s houses,” an FM radio transmitter to disseminate news and a generator to power the device. Doe became the youngest invitee to the Visiting Practitioner’s Program for international development.

DESPLAY Africa Season 8 Semester 2, Akure, Nigeria

For the second time in 3 years, Youngstars Foundation team graciously visited the city of Akure to stage DESPLAY Africa training academy semester. DAS 8 Semester 2, 2013 was staged at the Conference Hall of the Helena Hotel, Ijapo Estate, Akure, Ondo State, Nigeria, between Monday 29th April to Friday 3rdMay 2013, with over 30 young and