Desert Green Africa
Co-founded in 2015, formally registered in 2016, by 3 young entrepreneurs from different walks of life with 3 things in common: a rural upbringing, a passion for Agri-tech & a near-impossible vision for a self-sustaining connected Africa.
- Collaborated in the SAB Ltd. Nelson Mandela Day's corporate Social Responsibility program to equip rural dwellers in Bushbuckridge Mpumalanga to start micro-farms using unutilized backyard plots in 2017.
- First place winner of the 2018 South African Global Student Entrepreneurship Awards (GSEA-SA) competition.
- Represented South Africa at the GSEA finals in Canada. Desert Green Africa finished in the top 6 award-winning finalists out of 56 Global candidates.
- Honoured with the Sergey Vhykodtsev award for being a resilient business that used its obstacles to grow.