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Ghanaian social entrepreneur Kwaku Kyei wins Arab Gulf Prize

Kwaku Kyei receiving his Award from His Royal Highness Prince Talal Bin Abdul Asiz Al-Saud, and Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus looking on is Dr. Y. S. Abdulai, former Director General of the OPEC Fund for International Development.



Kwaku Kyei

SEED Award winner Kwaku Yamoah Kyei: ‘Social entrepreneurship is the future’

The annual international SEED Awards recognize inspiring social and environmental entrepreneurs. Last month Ghanaian entrepreneur Kwaku Yamoah Kyei from Recnowa was announced as one of the winners for 2011. “We are removing plastic waste from our environment and we are giving the often ignored a chance to engage in creative endeavors, a win-win situation.”




Green Social Enterprise from Ghana Wins UN Award

Recnowa Initiative, a unique social enterprise contributing to Ghana’s green economy, has been chosen for the 2011 UNEP SEED Initiative Award. The award recognizes exemplary social entrepreneurs who are helping meet the challenges of global sustainable development.



Profiles of 2014 Mandela Washington Fellows at Wagner College