Thursday, 10 December 2015


At 15 years old, Winnifred Shelby co-founded Ghana Bamboo Bikes Intiative in an effort to address unemployment and environment degradation through effective use of local resources. Now 19, Winnifred can boast of produce 60 to 100 bicycles a month. employ 10 employees with an average family of 5 (most of them women).  Winnifred is a finalist in one of Africa's most prestigious award for young entrepreneurs -- the Anzisha prize. Her company, Ghana Bamboo, is recognized for being environmentally friendly and sustainable with local resources.

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