25 Nov '16, 7pm

Congrats to Nigeria's very own Chowberry. Reducing food wastage with software while feeding the poor

Congrats to Nigeria's very own Chowberry. Reducing food wastage with software while feeding the poor

I saw an opportunity to provide affordable nutrition to millions of people while providing retailers with a sustainable system for managing the end of shelf-life. This is a win-win solution. Oscar Ekponimo knows what it is like to go to school on an empty stomach. When he was 11 his father became severely ill and lost his job, and with it, the family income. “For the next three years we had little food in the house,” he recalls. “If we had one small meal at the end of the day, it was a good day.” This experience made him determined to prevent others enduring the same plight.

Full article: http://www.rolexawards.com/40/laureate/oscar-ekponimo

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