STARTUPPER OF THE YEAR BY TOTAL CHALLENGE

Winners revealed! Congratulations to the winners, the Top Female Entrepreneur and the Grand Regional Winners! Thanks to everyone who participated and helped make this Challenge a success!

THE OVERVIEW OF THE CHALLENGE #2

The Startupper of the Year by Total Challenge 2018-2019 is: 55 calls for projects in 55 countries, nearly 50,000 sign-ups with more than 13,000 eligible applications, and above all, enthusiastic candidates from all over the world. On social media, over 168,000 likes have been counted — a ringing endorsement of the attractiveness of the chosen projects! Following a selection process supported by social entrepreneurship professionals, 165 winners, 55 winners of the “Female Pick” award and 6 Overall Winners gave the best of themselves. They showed their ability to offer innovative solutions with a strong social impact and that meet the needs of their local communities. From waste recovery to fight against malnutrition to green accommodation for students as well as co-working spaces aimed at active mothers and their children, let’s discover the variety and depth of the winning projects! Look in the “Winners” tab to find the best winning projects.  Read more about our 6 Grand Winners’ projects and all the projects awarded worldwide below:


Ogunbanjo Olumide: AgroData Network

Grand Winners for Africa : Nigeria
 

AgroData Network promotes organic farming via community-based beekeeping providing farmers with free beehives. The company deploys natural techniques to keep the bees within the ecosystem.

 


Phalama Nonhlanhla Bohlale : Davinon Hydroponics Project

Grand winners for africa : Sudáfrica
 

Project establishing hydroponics farms, without soil, in rural schools and orphanages to improve facilities and quality of education (30% Profit to schools).

 


Mugagga Arnold: SeatPack

Grand winners for africa : Uganda
 

The SeatPack, is a schoolbag that performs the duties of a desk, by turning into a chair with a writing pad. The cost for one desk for 3 children is equivalent to cost of 4 SeatPack.

 


Nicolás Riquelme Valenzuela: Bikelite

Grand winner for americas : Chile
 

Bikelite is an urban mobility system based on the safety of cyclists and consists of a mobile app developed for Android and iOS devices.

 


Mark Sultan Gersava: Bambuhay social enterprise

Grand winner for asia, pacific and middle east : Filipinas
 

Bambuhay social enterprise provides bamboo products (straws, paper, etc) to replace plastic products, by empowering marginalized communities of farmers.

 


Marek Liška: ProSpolužáky.cz

Grand winner for europe : República Checa
 

ProSpolužáky.cz sets out to help students understand math and chemistry with revolutionary textbooks written directly by students for students. In the language of students, with step-by-step examples and a clear structure.

 




THE WINNERS OF 2018-2019 EDITION ARE


South Africa
Nonhlanhla Phalama: Top female entrepreneur

Davinon Hydroponics project

South Africa
Marnie Steyn

Feeding 1 Million People

South Africa
Kutlwano Ngwarati

Boolyx Edu-Tech

Algeria
Mohamed Walid Gana

project BioYeast DZ

Algeria
Amina BOUKHELOUF: Top female entrepreneur

Green Sewing

Algeria
Ahmed Ramy Mebrouk

NRECYCLI

Algeria
Amine Bensmain : Startup for better Energy

Green lantern

Angola
Darryl Nequetela

Kubinga

Angola
Anjo Fudiela

Angola 100lixo - Apliacao Nivel

Angola
Jandira da Silva Antonio

Plataforma Onde !

Angola
Juliana Margarida: Top female entrepreneur

project ÊME ELE - Menos Lixo

Botswana
Ogaufi Whitney Setlhogile: Top female entrepreneur

Solar Water Desalination

Botswana
Mthabisi Bokete

EZPC - Eazy Power Connect

Botswana
Mooketsi Sembungu

Synsands

Burkina Faso
Wendpanga Aimé Kabore

Ngalée, De la terre à la terre

Burkina Faso
Estelle Ouedraogo: Top female entrepreneur

Dania Delice farine infantile

Burkina Faso
Bêmaléra Toussaint KOURA

GestSco

Burkina Faso
Fatoumata KABORE : Startup for better Energy

0'Plast Burkina

Cambodia
Sovan Srun: Top female entrepreneur

Tesdopi តេស្ត ១២

Cambodia
Teng Seavpor

Homex KH

Cambodia
Chea Sreysrors

KON CHHLAT Baby Porridge

Cameroon
Benjamin Belibi : Startup for better Energy

PNEUPUR

Cameroon
Conrad Tankou

GICMED

Cameroon
Edwige Roseline Melingui Ayissi: Top female entrepreneur

waste software engineering

Chile
Nicolás Riquelme Valenzuela

Bikelitecl

Chile
Clara María Rodríguez: Top female entrepreneur

Dalca Spa

Chile
Felipe Quezada Medina

Kinemotion

Chile
María Soledad Ahumada Valenzuela : Startup for better Energy

1°Escuela Sustentable en Chile

Congo
Roderick Horcky MATOUNDOU

Craie scolaire EKOMELI

Congo
Louiper Duciel Mavoungou

AquagriTech Congo

Congo
Moise Ngouamba

Majoris

Congo
Synthiche Tsiba: Top female entrepreneur

ELANGA

Ivory Coast
Noël N'guessan Kombo

KubeKo Solar Biogas

Ivory Coast
Koffi N'guessan

TYEGRO-CI

Ivory Coast
Paul Boris Kokreu

EDUBOOK

Ivory Coast
Adja Mariam Mahre Soro: Top female entrepreneur

Bulles Magazine

Egypt
Mahmoud Eljendy

Delta Oil

Egypt
Mohamed Abdulaziz

Brimore

Egypt
Mostafa Ahmed

Fixha

Egypt
Mona Bebawi: Top female entrepreneur

INTEGRATE

Eritrea
Yosief Mengsteab

Portable Insulin Refrigerator

Eritrea
Simon Okubagiorgis

Low Cost & Low Power Computer

Eritrea
Feven Seyoum: Top female entrepreneur

Drinking sea water

Ethiopia
Egzieryalew Ayele

coffee dryer machine

Ethiopia
Anasimos Gelan

Greenketema Landscaping S.C

Ethiopia
Selam Wondim: Top female entrepreneur

grohydro manufacturing SC

Fiji
Letila Uluiqalau Takala: Top female entrepreneur

Honey Love Apiary Fiji

Fiji
Nakita Irvin

Tasty Island TreatsCollective

Fiji
Rakin Wahed

Pasifika Heartbeat

Gabon
Jones BELOUNOU

Santiga

Gabon
Rose Marlène MOUGUIAMA: Top female entrepreneur

CESU Gabon

Gabon
Gérard O'neil OGOULA

Pavés plastiques made in gabon

Ghana
Eunice Mawuena Kloe: Top female entrepreneur

Bidigreen

Ghana
Naomi Boachie-Yiadom

WESHEA Growth Project

Ghana
Alice Amoako

Autism Aid App

Guinea
Serge Abraham Thaddée

African heroes

Guinea
Abdourahamane Diallo

CAPA

Guinea
Boubacar Diallo

KARO

Guinea
Drame Mohamed Salim : Startup for better Energy

BiiMwinda

Guinea
Fantagbè Kaba: Top female entrepreneur

N'walima

Guinea Ecuatorial
Francisco Javier Car Rosario

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Guinea Ecuatorial
Vicente Oyegue NDONG ADA

PepinierAGRIPAO G.E

Guinea Ecuatorial
Andres Ondo Nguema Bahamonde

Andlex S.L.

Guinea Ecuatorial
Emiliana Felipa Mengue Nzang Mangue: Top female entrepreneur

ACTIVA-TE

Mauritius
Lalita Junggee: Top female entrepreneur

Recycle Moi

Mauritius
Jade Li

Katapult

Mauritius
Diane Nuteau

The Creative Brainstorming

Jamaica
Jordon Freeman

Ja Bio- Plastic

Jamaica
Yekini Wallen-Bryan : Startup for better Energy

PowerPree

Jamaica
George Henry

Tickkiz - School Behavior APP

Jamaica
Brittany Singh Williams: Top female entrepreneur

SPARK EDUCATION LIMITED

Jordan
Fares Akasheh

NeuroGarden

Jordan
samia sharawi: Top female entrepreneur

Quitem

Jordan
Abdullah Abumahfouth

Sadeeq Application

Kenya
Rose MOSES: Top female entrepreneur

GREEN CHARCOAL BRIQUETTES FUEL

Kenya
James Nyamai

BioAfriq Energy

Kenya
Abraham Mbuthia

Uzapoint

Kenya
NAKIBOLI GILBERT : Startup for better Energy

SafariWiz

Lebanon
Ghassan Zughaib

YallaBus

Lebanon
Georges Bitar

Live Love Recycle

Lebanon
Charbel Trad

Bridge. Outsource. Transform

Lebanon
Mariel Khayat: Top female entrepreneur

Koullouna

Madagascar
Tsimbina Andrianaivo

Julia

Madagascar
Gilberto Herimanarivo

Tsiro Siratany Malagasy

Madagascar
Gaetan RAJAOFERA

Greentsika

Madagascar
Lovasoa Ramarojaona: Top female entrepreneur

Manarina

Malaysia
Ir Abdul Rahman Bahasa

Non-Invasive Jaundice Meter

Malaysia
Shy Kit Wong

Luminary - Light2O

Malaysia
Vincent Ng

Nerrativ

Malaysia
Nur Azre Abdul Aziz: Top female entrepreneur

Note-Ster

Malawi
Noriah Katungwe: Top female entrepreneur

Moringa Women Project

Malawi
Everson M Jere : Startup for better Energy

Planks & Briquettes Production

Malawi
Dumisani Kaliati

MicroMek

Mali
Bourehima Coulibaly

ESENE

Mali
Drissa DOUMBIA

Doniyablown

Mali
Hadizetou Sidibe: Top female entrepreneur

Emball Paper

Maroc
Omar Azmy

Eco OIL

Maroc
Meryam El Ouafi: Top female entrepreneur

Green Engineering Mission SARL

Maroc
Othman Lamdouar

Heliotech

Mauritania
Brahim Ismail

Yata Medical

Mauritania
Chouaibou TANDIA

Nyéxé Ntnu

Mauritania
Ahmed Sow

Galeca Technologie

Mauritania
Aissata Ahmed tidjani: Top female entrepreneur

Diallo

France - Mayotte
Anzi-shamir Mze

Premium

France - Mayotte
Nass Zidini

BTM

France - Mayotte
Manco May

Maybio

France - Mayotte
Saindou Bacalive MADI ATTOUMANI : Startup for better Energy

Valorisation de boue

France - Mayotte
MOIRIZIKI ABDOUSSOIMADOU: Top female entrepreneur

Pelapelaka

Mexico
Wendy Monserrat Ramírez Reséndiz: Top female entrepreneur

Siempre Luz

Mexico
Aarón Orlando Angulo Armenta

Ceraula

Mexico
RODOLFO RUEDA BALLESTEROS

ecocasas

Mozambique
Sebastiao Coana

Eco Planet Mozambique LDA

Mozambique
Emelito Orlando Changadeia

Agua Patavel Para todos

Mozambique
Edson Nhancale

Vegetais Protegidos

Mozambique
Marta Vânia Uetela: Top female entrepreneur

Minimal LivingBox

Namibia
Kaveto Tjatjara

The NEST

Namibia
Iriya Jona: Top female entrepreneur

Nam Oceanic Kelp Entreprise CC

Namibia
Marcia Lebohang Sajeni

Namib Bee

Niger
AICHATOU Ranaou Maiguero: Top female entrepreneur

ALHERI Compost

Niger
Rakia Sani salissou

SGC (Smart Gas Controller)

Niger
Chérifatou IBRAHIMA AGOUMO

NIGERBIOGAZ

Niger
Oumal khair Ali Liman : Startup for better Energy

Oum Agrobusiness

Nigéria
Olumide Ogunbanjo

AgroData Network

Nigéria
Justus Obaoye

Carido Automobile Service Tech

Nigéria
Oghenekevwe Omotosho: Top female entrepreneur

I Sabi Work

France - Nouvelle-Calédonie
Loic PRIGENT

Eco-Boat

France - Nouvelle-Calédonie
Teddy Wenahin

Recycl'eau

France - Nouvelle-Calédonie
Nolann Charles

Foodbank

France - Nouvelle-Calédonie
Tatiana URIMA : Startup for better Energy

RECYCLE HUILES NC

France - Nouvelle-Calédonie
Marion Allegro: Top female entrepreneur

Unique et Naturel (U.N.)

Uganda
Arnold Mugagga

SeatPack

Uganda
Sylivia Kyomuhendo: Top female entrepreneur

Infants' Health Foundation

Uganda
Nemeyimana Vicent

SWAPafrica

Pakistan
Ozaal Muhammad Zesha Allah

ClassNotes

Pakistan
Bisma Asif: Top female entrepreneur

Reuse of Organic wastage

Pakistan
Aneeqa Ali

The Mad Hatters

Philippines
MARK GERSAVA

BAMBUHAY SOCIAL ENTERPRISE

Philippines
Aaron Hilomen

Antipara Exploration Inc.

Philippines
Robi Del Rosario

UPROOT Urban Farms

Philippines
Cecilia Comia: Top female entrepreneur

Shift School Armchair

Poland
JAKUB JUSZCZYK

GrupaWsparcia.pl

Poland
Ewelina Pabjańczyk-Wlazło: Top female entrepreneur

myHYDRO

Poland
Magdalena Wawrzyniak

The Compass

Polynesia
Manuarii Poulain

17SUD Composites

Polynesia
Yacenda Verdet: Top female entrepreneur

MANAEARTH

Polynesia
Valentin Barsinas

Destination Marquises

Dominican Republic
Manuel Diaz Martinez

Okus Educación

Dominican Republic
Anibal Germoso Alvarez

Licencia de Conducir RD

Dominican Republic
Karina Álvarez Mercedes: Top female entrepreneur

Academia Vial

Czech Republic
Marek Liška

ProSpolužáky.cz

Czech Republic
Lucie Částková: Top female entrepreneur

Společenská hra Olá

Czech Republic
Kamil Demuth

Scuk.cz

France - Ile de la Réunion
Aurélie Basquaise: Top female entrepreneur

LUCKID'STAR

France - Ile de la Réunion
Constance Idrac

✨ Story Enjoy ✨

France - Ile de la Réunion
Sabrina Ferrere

Fam'îlHYzen

France - Ile de la Réunion
Mathieu Troubé : Startup for better Energy

GLASS TER' NATIVE

Romania
Mirona Paun: Top female entrepreneur

Tzitzi-Poc

Romania
Mădălin Margan

OncoChain

Romania
Alexandru Buzescu

Plugpoint-statii de incarcare

Romania
Andrei Trofin : Startup for better Energy

ESX

Senegal
Nafissatou Diouf: Top female entrepreneur

SenVitale

Senegal
Khalipha Philippes

DIARRA REGULEUM

Senegal
Ibrahima Diallo

Nous recyclons

Sierra Leone
Alhaji siraj Bah

Rugsal trading( Green char)

Sierra Leone
Seinya Bakarr: Top female entrepreneur

Jalimi Sherbro

Sierra Leone
Emmanuel Mac Boima

Waste Management and Recycling

Tanzania
Doreen Noni: Top female entrepreneur

Peter’s Daughter (TV Show)

Tanzania
Michael Sayi

Kasome International

Tanzania
Prince Tillya

FixChap

Chad
Nadia Adam Chamchadine: Top female entrepreneur

Chamss Metal

Chad
Nadibigue PINAH PADJA

Akhbar Bébé

Chad
Adele NOUDJILEMBAYE

N-Bio solutions

Thailand
Suphaphon Unwijit: Top female entrepreneur

Parkspace

Thailand
Reen Srisuplee

CoachME เรียน เล่น เป็น เร็ว

Thailand
kitikun koson

Smart box on car

Togo
Agbéwonou darwin AWOVI

SOS SYSTEM

Togo
Clifford Plastid Hoglonou

ALCOFORD CORPORATION

Togo
Kodjo Sitsofé LABOU

NAVIG MAP

Togo
Florence Ayele Dahlin: Top female entrepreneur

Croomz

Tunisia
Mohamed TAGHOUTI

SMART Irrigation

Tunisia
haythem dabbabi

Evocraft

Tunisia
Dorra Kammoun: Top female entrepreneur

Insights Energy

Tunisia
Ilyes Saidani : Startup for better Energy

Grow It Yourself

Vietnam
Anh Lê Hoàng

MultiGlass

Vietnam
Phú Đoàn

iNut Platform

Vietnam
Quyen Dinh Minh

Talks cafe 100% English

Vietnam
Nguyen Nguyen: Top female entrepreneur

Trại hè Teen Up-Tự do bứt phá

Zambia
Fostinah Manzimunyama: Top female entrepreneur

Mulungushi Fisheries

Zambia
Agatha Kunda Kampamba

Theotim investments

Zambia
Nyepudzai Kaunda

The Charcoal Challenge

Zimbabwe
Saddam Mapundu

Choto Virtual Energy Grid

Zimbabwe
Farai Musendo

Diesel from Waste Plastics

Zimbabwe
Gift Gana

Dr CADx

Zimbabwe
Ashleigh Mazivisa: Top female entrepreneur

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