Reclaiming African Narratives
Reclaiming African Narratives With Omnia Shawkat
This episode features Edwige Takassi, from Togo and co-founder of the trademark “Terroir d’Afrique” ‘Soils of Africa’ in English. Their mission is to leverage Africa’s natural heritage to promote African local production and consumption of natural products such as tea, coffee, honey and oils.
It features Christiane Sungu and Lucrece Wasolua-Kibeti who tell us about their social initiative Krowned, whose mission is to empower young girls though haircare and equip them with the confidence to succeed. Why hair? Because it is key for building our confidence, they say.
Stephen Akintayo shatters the myth that you need a lot of capital to start a business and become an entrepreneur. Instead, he highlights the importance of “informal education” and leveraging technology to create wealth for Africa and unlock the continent’s potential.