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Accelerating towards decent sanitation for all 11 Dec

Accelerating towards decent sanitation for all

Being one of the eight social entrepreneurs selected out of 900 applicants to attend SE Forum’s SE Outreach Acceleratorin Stockholm came with a lot of excitement. But it also came with a worry about what would happen to my business if I was out of operations for the duration of the program. I’m glad to say…

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Ugandan slum-dweller becomes UN “change-maker” 10 Dec

Ugandan slum-dweller becomes UN “change-maker”

A young Ugandan entrepreneur who grew up in a slum has been chosen to act as a United Nations "change-maker" to promote better sanitation and waste management. Samuel Malinga, who now runs a company called Sanitation Africa, has been nominated by the UN as one of 17 Young Leaders for the Sustainable Development Goals, or SDGs.…

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TOTAL Uganda awards shs130m to start ups 10 Dec

TOTAL Uganda awards shs130m to start ups

Total Uganda has awarded sh130m to the top three winners of the Startupper of the Year by Total challenge, as seed capital to kick-start and fund their business ideas. The winners included; Samuel Malinga- a consultant at Sanitation Africa  who walked away with sh65m, Arthur Woniala- founder of Khainza who walked away with sh40m and…

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Meet Samuel Malinga 10 Dec

Meet Samuel Malinga

Samuel Malinga is a 27-year-old from Uganda, and serves as the founder and managing director of Sanitation Africa. Having grown up in the Naguru slum, Samuel became determined to increase access to sanitation services in remote and inaccessible communities throughout the country. At the age of 12, Samuel moved to the Naguru slum in the Ugandan…

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