Viva Organica scoops $200,000 at Green Tech Festival

Viva Organica
Viva Organica

Viva Organica, a local company that specialises in producing bio-fertilisers from organic waste, aiming to enhance resilience of farming communities, has been awarded $200,000 at the Green Tech Festival.

As part of the prize they will have access to month of expertise from Boston Consultancy Group. The support will help accelerate and boost Viva in re-redefining its business module, linking them with relevant stakeholders in the business ecosystem and elevating their reach to a more international or global audience.

CEO and founder of the Gabane based company, Mmakwena Moesi, said the award is good news for a company that is still at infancy stages. “We won first prize of the start-up slam challenge hosted by Green Tech festival in Berlin, Germany,” she explained. “This is great news especially with the current stage our business as we are looking into getting into the market.

Editor's Comment
Women in Politics caucus NGO, a welcome development

In the 2014 General Election, women who stood for parliamentary elections were a mere 17 out of a total of 192 aspirants, and sadly the number dropped to 11 out of 210 parliamentary aspirants in the 2019 General Election. Hopefully, registration of the Women in Politics Caucus will give women the necessary support to join politics. While things were slowly improving, women for a long time were at the receiving end as compared to their male...

Have a Story? Send Us a tip
arrow up