- A Nigerian entrepreneur named Nnaemeka C Ikegwuonu is helping farmers gain more profits through his invention
- The young man invented solar-powered refrigerators to help rural fish and produce markets in Nigeria
- Through Ikegwuonu's invention, spoilage is being avoided and farmers make more than they would have made
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A Nigerian entrepreneur identified as Nnaemeka C Ikegwuonu has invented solar-powered refrigerators to help rural fish and produce markets in Nigeria.
The young man operates ColdHubs, which uses transformative technology that tackles several problems at once, Good News Network reports.
YEN.com.gh notes that Ikegwuonu is helping farmers to gain more profits as they are able to preserve their fish, fruits and vegetables.
Spoilage, which cuts down the profits that could be made, is being avoided through ColdHubs, which currently serves 3,517 farmers and fishermen.
The company has so far installed 24 Hubs and saved over 20,000 tons of food from spoilage. The firm employed 48 women to service the refrigerators.
Ikegwuonu won the 2020 Waislitz Global Citizen Disruptor Award and was given a cash prize of $50,000 (N19,175,500).
In other news, Obaa Rose is a budding female gospel singer with a physical disability who is making great strides despite her physical state.
The resilient Ghanaian woman has managed to release singles, including Aseda, Depend on God, and a few others that are already touching lives.
Her journey as a promising career gospel singer has not been free of major roadblocks. According to Crime Check TV, Rose has faced unacceptable sexual advances from the men she approached for help to produce her songs.
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