The 2019 Fishbowl Challenge brought together 21 teams that worked to create solutions to global problems. Now, 6 weeks later, a group of 9 incredible teams will be jumping from the bowl into the pond for Round 2 of the Challenge where their solutions will be developed even further.
The 2019- 2020
Fishbowl Challenge Teams
AND OUR ROUND 2 TEAMS ARE...
Lizzie Cruz | Collins Ohagwu | Dennis Nyarko
Lawrence Rufino | Nametso Moumakwa
After Energy is addressing the problem of high fish feed costs and unsustainable waste management in Ghana. Their solution is a Biowaste Treatment facility that would transform organic waste into fish feed.
Daisy Mukasa | MacDonald Nyahoja
Robert Zhey | Sangobowale Omotola
i-lluminate is an affordable, portable, and rechargeable battery exchange system that will provide a solution to power failure and unreliable power supply in Africa.
Crystil Adomako-Mensah | Luciano Boniface
Nana Sarpong | Nwachukwu Kenechukwu
Pisces is tackling the negative effects that the fish industry has on climate change in Ghana. Their proposed solution is to create a sustainable aquaculture company that deploys efficient techniques across the value chain.
Anthony Justice | Bart de Baat
Eric Kamau | Ryan Wu
Echelon Wave is tackling the issue of Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) waste within Nigeria. Their solution proposal is to set up a collection and sorting facility of PET bottles that will eventually scale up to become a full-fledged recycling plant.
Daniella Banda | Derek Douglas
Henry Van Dyke | Munira Adam
ILITY is challenging the problem of mental disorder in Africa through their proposed solution of school-based interventions with two key components - a mental health curriculum and an online community with resources and assessments.
Anna von Wendorff | Daniel d’Olimpio
Matthew Chan | Sonia Garcia
Scopi has identified the need for a low-cost way to diagnose speech disorders in developed countries. Their solution is a modern and affordable diagnostic equipment, design for improved diagnosis in patients.
Claire Chang | Catherine Njeri
Nicole Wen | Róisín Quinn
Envision is proposing a social trip planning platform as a solution to 'tourism leakage'. On this platform, travelers will be exposed to local experiences and businesses to both gain a more authentic travel experience and encourage money to flow directly into the local community.
Amin Gafaru | Bintu Bangura | Forget Shareka
Kennedy Okello | Patrick Agyei
The Imperishables are proposing a solution to post-harvest loss of crops in Africa, with Nigeria as a pilot. The shelf life of crops will be extended by establishing collection centers, installing solar dryers, and supplying to the domestic and international markets.
Abdullah Juma | Ayomide Fagboyo
Bwambale Joash | Schuyler Rowan
TNT is focused on reducing the impact that water for agriculture has on climate change. To solve this environmental problem, they are developing a smart Irrigation control unit that is climate Smart and precisely applies water to crops in required amounts and at the right time.
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