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06/03/2019 News

TotalEnergies Marketing Tanzania Limited Announces the Winners of the Startupper of the Year by TotalEnergies Marketing Tanzania LimitedChallenge


Dar-es-salaam, March 6th, 2019

Energizing Your Ideas!

After the jury of local experts selected the winners of the 2018-2019 Startupper of the Year by TotalEnergies Marketing Tanzania Limited Challenge in Tanzania they were presented with their awards at an official ceremony held on the 6th March 2019 at Hyatt Regency Hotel. The three winners of the Startupper of the Year by TotalEnergies Marketing Tanzania Limited Challenge in Tanzania are:


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1. Ms. Doreen Noni-Peter’s Daughter show Project

Her project Peter’s  Daughter Show consists of telling Tanzanian stories so as to instill positive mental attitudes in the youth whilst exposing the reality of stress-related mental health diseases like depression.

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2.Mr. Michael Sayi-Kasome International Project

His project Kasome International consists of videos which will be uploaded to a website so  that  students  can  use  them  as  tuition  sessions  by  connecting  the  very best  and experienced teachers to secondary students

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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.

These young entrepreneurs will receive financial support of up to TZS  30,000,000.00 for the first prize to develop their project.  They will also receive personalized support and coaching from Seed star Tanzania and a communications campaign to publicize their project.

The winner of the Top Female Entrepreneur award, a new addition to the 2018-2019 Challenge to support women in business, is:

  • Ms. Doreen Noni-Peter’s Daughter Show Project our 1st winner.

The 2018-2019 Startupper of the Year by TotalEnergies Tanzania Challenge, held simultaneously in 55 countries1—37 of which are in Africa, 11 in the Asia-Pacific and Middle East region, 4 in the Americas, and 3 in Europe —reaffirms TotalEnergies’s Tanzania commitment to social and economic development in host countries worldwide. By helping innovative young entrepreneurs to realize their projects,  the  Challenge strengthens the local social fabric.


The second Startupper of the Year by TotalEnergies marketing Tanzania Limited Challenge received nearly 50,000  entries, of which more than 15,000 were fully completed. In all, 825 finalists presented their projects to a jury of experts, with 165 winning prizes.


The first prize winner in each country will see their project presented to the international grand juries that will pick the six Grand Winners from all 55 countries.


About TotalEnergies MarketingTanzania Limited


TotalEnergies Marketing Tanzania Limited is a petroleum market and service company, incorporated in Tanzania since  1969.  TotalEnergies Marketing Tanzania Limited Business focuses on the marketing,  supply, and service of petroleum products, HFO, and  Lubricants, which are marketed through its General  Trade, service stations, and specialties departments within its organization.  TotalEnergies Marketing Tanzania Limited extends its expertise in offering reliable, secure, and convenient service through its use of the  TotalEnergies Card system for the purchase of Lubricants, Excellium fuel, and car service at any TotalEnergies service stationGeneral trade customers.  As part of its diversification, TotalEnergies Marketing Tanzania Limited through the  TotalEnergies Marketing Tanzania Limited Access to Solar (TATS) project supports the distribution of solar lanterns to the Tanzania community by introducing the distribution of solar lanterns through the AWANGO brand.

About TotalEnergies Marketing Tanzania Limited

TotalEnergies Marketing Tanzania Limited is a major energy player, which produces and markets fuels, natural gas, and low-carbon electricity. Our  100,000 employees are committed to better energy that is safer, more affordable, cleaner, and accessible to as many people as possible.  Active in more than 130  countries,  our ambition is to become the responsible energy major.




TotalEnergies MarketingTanzania Limited Contact

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