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27 Jul
Nigerian mother of two Crystal Chigbu wept for days after her daughter was born with a rare limb condition that doctors said needed an amputation. After hearing other parents talk about their experiences, Chigbu started Irede Foundation, an organisation that recycles prostheses and donates them to children in need in Nigeria.
14 Sep 2021
The Laibu Mkononi reconditions old smartphones, printers and even internet routers to provide e-learning content. They become suitable for settlements and far-flung places where access to electricity and internet connectivity is a mirage.
19 Mar 2020
Modern devices like computers and phones have improved our world and how we do business. Unfortunately, they are hard to get rid of. Now a Nigerian company is using best-practice methods to recycle these electronics.
3 Dec 2019
An organization in Nigeria is combining environmental action with female empowerment. It trains women to recycle waste plastic by weaving it into fashion accessories - which they can sell for a profit.

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