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Dar-es-salaam, May 19th, 2022

Energizing Your Ideas!

We are excited to celebrate the 98 winners of the third edition of Startupper of the Year Challenge!

After the decisive final stage during which the 15 finalists were invited to pitch their project to a local jury, 3 winners were chosen in each country. We congratulate them!


Mr. Constantine Edward

Category: Best startup under 3 years old 

Project Name: Agrilife Limited

AgriLife is a company which operates a zero-waste circular system to manufacture eco-friendly alternative animal feed protein and organic fertilizer using  black soldier fly larvae.

Mr. Innocent Sulle

Category: Best Business Creation  

Project Name: Soma Factories Tanzania Group.

Soma Factories Tanzania Group produces low cost Solar powered school bags using recycled materials. These bags have ability to charge electronic devices and provide light to read for up to 8 hours a day.

Ms. Hellena Sailas

Category: Female Entrepreneur  

Project Name: Plastic Waste into Eco-bricks 

Arena Recycling Industry is a social business that is committed to offer Eco-friendly building materials made from recycled plastic waste for construction of houses, pit latrines, water and septic tanks.