Category: social entrepreneurship

Sheku Kamara makes briquettes from organic waste. He solves the problem of deforestation by offering his briquette as a replacement for charcoal coal. Briquettes burns cleaner than charcoal and are also cheaper.  This means energy is saved and families have less expenditure of cooking fuel. Briquettes are also fuel in the clean cooking space which […]

Read more

The theme for June 6th’s pitch night was “Social Entrepreneurship”. With many social, cultural and environmental issues affecting Sierra Leone, this month’s night was about solving some of these pressing issues, through 4 inspiring social entrepreneurs; Sheku Kamara of Briquette Making Enterprise, Noellen Barber of Nianda Agriculture and Trading Company, Mohamed El Tayyib-Bah of Trees4Prosperity […]

Read more

Tayyib Bah has had a passion for planting since he was a schoolboy. He left this country and returned to find the city that he loved a concrete jungle. Further to that he has seen the effects of deforestation that has led to serious environmental degradation which includes the landslide. He has embarked on a […]

Read more

“Home Leone is the start of a movement that we believe can close Freetown’s slums in less than 25 years”. Come hear Nigel Hyde pitch on June 6th 2018 at 232. Doors open at 18:30. Home Leone is Social Entrepreneurship in Action! The need is urgent and significant. Tonight, one in five of Freetown’s residents […]

Read more

The theme for the Freetown Pitch Night June 6th event is “Social Entrepreneurship”. The World Economic Forum describes Social Entrepreneurship as “A term that captures a unique approach to economic and social problems, an approach that cuts across sectors and disciplines grounded in certain values and processes that are common to each social entrepreneur, independent […]

Read more