If his middle name is any indication, Isaac Success Omoyele may be just what the children in the slums of Nigeria need to make their dreams come true. He started an initiative to provide an education for the poorest of the poor, one child at a time.
33-year-old Thérèse Faye Diouf is a local politician in her hometown of Diarrere. Recently she won the mayoral seat beating her older male colleagues, a signal for equality in politics.
Kenyan businesswoman Nasra Ali wants Nigerians to start appreciating locally grown coffee. She is working with cooperatives in the eastern part of the country to promote their coffee.
Ghana's agricultural sector has a huge potential of creating jobs. 27 year old David Asare's organization Agro Mindset Farms is currently training young people in order to modernize local farms.
In Lesotho around a third of boys are shepherds deprived of education. A former shepherd wants to change that and has started a night school.
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