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



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.


Thanks for submitting!

And be the first to hear of new updates!