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Transforming lives by providing safe drinking water

As a child, Susan Murcott ’90 SM ’92 saw firsthand the long-term impact that water- and food-borne illness can have on people. At age 16, her maternal grandmother contracted polio, which can be transmitted through direct contact with someone infected with the virus or, occasionally, through contaminated food and water. As a result of the … Read moreTransforming lives by providing safe drinking water


Tell us about your start-up/business. What’s your 30 second elevator pitch?Yembeads Design is mainly focused on improving the fashion image of the African women with the production and unique design of accessories and jewelleries using local beads. What need or problem are you solving?Yembeads aims to reduce unemployment for women in Sierra Leone by producing … Read moreYembeads

Entrepreneurship World Cup Open to All Entrepreneurs in Sierra Leone

The Entrepreneurship World Cup is open for 2021 and is accepting applications – aiming to expand past the 175,000 contestants from 200+ countries in its first year. The program offers a chance to pitch on a global stage for a share of US$1 million in cash prizes plus additional investment opportunities and another US$750,000 in … Read moreEntrepreneurship World Cup Open to All Entrepreneurs in Sierra Leone