Igniting Green Innovation, Catalysing Change

The Green Innovations Hub (GiHUB) is an incubation space which seeks to ignite social change and unlock the potential of young people in contributing to sustainable development through novel ideas around smart energy. The purpose of the GiHUB is to facilitate the transformation of promising ideas into practical solutions that address real social challenges faced by local communities in which the young people are resident. The GiHUB offers a project financing facility, incubation and mentorship as well as connecting young innovators to industry giants.

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DESIRE ROBIAS GASA MUKUTA

Magic Flame Zimbabwe – Chitungwiza

My innovation is addressing challenges resulting from high costs of energy, a heavy carbon foot-print and unemployment. My solution is the production of efficient, low cost fuel pellets from compressing peanut shells, rice husks and saw dust.

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LAZARUS  TINASHE  MANYONGA

Unique Innovations (Pvt) Ltd – Harare

My innovation is addressing rampant household waste pollution and expensive fuel sources for cooking. My solution is a thermal retention technology made from recycled material, designed to reduce the amount of fuel used for cooking.

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TENDAI ELVIS MUGOVI

Bio Jell – Harare

My innovation is seeking to address Energy problems and poverty reduction among farmers affected by climate change. My solution is the production of cooking jell from sweet sorghum.

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FELICITY  VARAIDZO BGWONI

Greenture  Investments – Bulawayo

My innovation is solving the problem of toxic bio-digester gas emitted at a local sewage plant. My solution is to address this by using a scrubbing technology to collect, purify and ultimately sell this gas

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PATIENCE MAJONI

Solar Garden Tech – Masvingo

My innovation is addressing off grid energy poverty resulting in poor communication, inefficient and polluted home lighting and missed education opportunities. My solution is a one stop shop solar garden. A solar energy powered ICT hub for distribution of solar products and services.

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TREASURE  SIBUSISO  MABHENA

Bulawayo Energy Laboratory – Bulawayo

My innovation is solving the problem of slow adoption of solar power because of the high cost of photovoltaic solar panels. My solution is the production of electricity from sun driven convection, of lightly ionized air.

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KUDZANAI TATUNHAIRA CHIKARANGO

Ingenium Smart Energy Solutions  – Harare

My innovation is addressing poor value addition to crops due to inefficient preservation processes.

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TAFADZWA MAHACHI

Irrigation Solutions Company – Mutoko

My innovation is concerned with the failure by small scale farmers to access irrigation systems due to high costs. My solution is a cheap, simple and effective direct solar heat powered pumping system.

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VALERIE DEWAH

Nuisance Energy – Masvingo

My innovation is concerned with environmental nuisance and lack of access to clean and sustainable energy among low income households. My solution to this is the set up of a biogas production plant, complete with a compression and packaging system. dust.

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