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Maka Ibrahim Helps Orphans and Widows in His Community in Uganda

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, African Influence, Human Rights, Poverty, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Maka Ibrahim has a mission; a mission he says was inspired by his brother. As CEO of Lift Up Hope, Maka works hard to create opportunities for education, sheltering, jobs, and more in his home village of Bugiri in eastern Uganda. Lift Up Hope is a Community Based Organization that seeks to help provide basic necessities to build up the …

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Susanne Wilson of Water to Thrive Partners with Local NGOs to Make Clean Water Accessible in Africa

In Africa, Publisher Channel, Water and Sanitation by Mary Kurek

United Nations Sustainable Development Goals – Goal #6 is all about Clean Water and Sanitation. Susanne Wilson is the Executive Director of Water to Thrive whose mission is just that – to bring clean water and the facilities to distribute the water to those areas of Africa in most need. Susanne Wilson started her trek toward this type of impact …

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Takeaways from 2020 Frontrunner Interviews and How They Could Impact Your 2021

In Frontrunners Nation, News by Mary Kurek

We’re so blessed with a magazine full of interesting people and loads of rich interviews that provide us all with a nice big dose of inspiration to fulfill our own mission toward impact.  The year 2020 provided me, as the Publisher, with plenty of “aha” and “you’re kidding me” moments.  I’ll list some of them here with links to the …

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COVID-19 Success Story From an Enterprising Native of Uganda

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Publisher’s note: “Mubiru Dissan or ‘Dissan’ as we call him is a graduate from Uganda of our 2019 World Hope Youth Mentors Pilot program that was inspired by an edition of Frontrunners Innovate on African development. During the early days of the pandemic, we checked in with Dissan and discovered the devastating news that he had lost his job due …

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Your Opportunities for Impact: 19th Edition on Sustainable Development in Africa

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Producing the 19th edition of Frontrunners Innovate on Self-Sustaining Continent-African Innovations for Development was a labor love for myself and Dr. Osita Aniemeka.  The people who shared stories of impact and offered suggestions and ideas on how to achieve sustainable development are remarkable.   Normally, about a week after we release a new edition of the magazine, we put up a …

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Dr. Henry Duke Tamale – International Medical Liaison

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Dr. Tamale is Founder-Clinical Director of Elamat UltraWellness Center “Commitment: The missing ingredient for sustainable development of efficient Healthcare. Many healthcare professionals in Africa complain, honestly of course, about the bad working conditions, the small yet delayed pay, lack of promotions and most importantly, the absence of essential equipment in hospitals. So, many choose to leave the continent to areas …

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Young African Educates Villagers on Better Hygiene: Youth Editor Interview

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By Marley Dozier, Youth Editor Mubiru Dissan is a 24-year-old African man who has earned his orthopedic diploma in Uganda. He has spent ten years in school and wishes to go to medical school and ultimately reach his heart’s passion for being an Orthopedic surgeon. He has a passion for healthcare projects, and together with his colleagues under an organization …