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Commonwealth Innovators

Commonwealth Innovation and Youth Awards winners

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2021
Innovation
Awards
Tanzania

Prof. Askwar Hilonga, Tanzania

Professor Askwar Hilonga invented Nanofilter®, a low-cost and sustainable water purification system particularly suited to the needs of local people...
2021
Innovation
Awards
India

Kaif Ali, India

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Kaif, a 20 year old architecture student, researched how architecture could prevent the spread of disease. He designed a...
2021
Innovation
Awards
Cameroon

Marie-Claire N. Kuja, Cameroon

Marie-Claire Nabila Kuja is a nurse turned social entrepreneur and the innovator of KujaEcoPads which is Cameroon’s first 100% biodegradable sanitary...
2021
Innovation
Awards
Barbados

Red Diamond Compost Inc, Barbados

Joshua Forte is a sustainable environmental management practitioner and the founder and CEO of Red Diamond Compost Inc, a biotech social enterprise that...
2021
Innovation
Awards
Malaysia

Kua Beng Chu & Nur Ashikin Arbi, Malaysia

Kua Beng Chu and Nur Ashikin Arbi have been actively involved in aquatic animal health research focusing on parasites. Using information of marine leech...
2021
Innovation
Awards
Kenya

Richard Ochieng Arwa, Kenya

Arwa’s background in Biochemistry propelled his interest into bio-ethanol fuel manufacturing. It began as a classroom experiment and transformed into...
2021
Innovation
Awards
Fiji

Aggie Global Pty Ltd, Fiji

Elizabeth Grace's passion for the environment and sustainability has been realized through Aggie Global Pty Ltd an ecommerce platform to help farmers...
Jubilanté Cutting 2021
Youth
Awards
Guyana

Jubilanté Cutting

Sustainable Development Goal 9 – Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure. Jubilanté Cutting is the founder of the ‘Guyana Animation Network’,...
Ilaisaane Lolohea Manu 2021
Youth
Awards
Tonga

‘Ilaisaane Lolohea Manu

Sustainable Development Goal 8 – Decent Work and Economic Growth ‘Ilaisaane Lolohea Manu is a national youth advocate and Programme Administrator...
2021
Innovation
Awards
Uganda

Juliet Namujju, Uganda

Juliet Namujju is the founder and CEO of Kimuli Fashionability, a sustainable fashion label transforming the waste crisis in Africa into employment opportunities...
Taahir Bulbulia 2021
Youth
Awards
Barbados

Taahir Bulbulia

Sustainable Development Goal 4 – Quality Education Barbadian Taahir Bulbulia is the founder of the ‘Sports Science Society’; a student-based...
2021
Innovation
Awards
Nigeria

Oluwatomisin Kolawole, Nigeria

Oluwatomisin (Tomi) Kolawole is the founder and CEO of Vinsighte, a digital health venture which uses AI to aid the visually impaired to read printed...