Hapsat SALIYola, Adamawa State.
Hapsat is from Adamawa State. She is the founder of Waste to Wealth North East Cycler, a recyclable waste collection center in Yola, Adamawa State. She started her business in 2019 as a result of the overwhelming quantity of waste being generated in her community. She wants to rid her environment of the waste being generated and also provide a source of livelihood for the less privileged in her community.
Her franchise will be located in Adamawa State.
Sarah Adeniji TAIWOIdi-Araba, Lagos State.
Sarah is an entrepreneur with specialization in PET recycling. She is passionate about the environment and ventured into the recycling business because her immediate surroundings were always littered with plastic waste. She decided to make an impact by engaging street pickers and scavengers to supply these plastic bottles. She started her PET recycling business in 2018 and is ready to scale.
She currently runs a sorting and bailing center that processes 60tonnes of pet bottles monthly and her projection is to process 200tonnes of pet flakes for export monthly in the next 10 years.
Oluwafunke Suliat TAIWOEjigbo, Lagos State.
Olufunke is a former supervisor at one of the Wecyclers processing hubs. As a supervisor, she understands the beauty in recycling and how she can turn waste to wealth to the benefit of herself and the entire Ejigbo Community where she intends to set up her franchise.
She wants to be a franchisee so she can be financially independent and support the members of her community by providing jobs and keeping their surroundings clean. She believes this program will help unleash her entrepreneurial skills.
She hopes to own her own recycling hub in a few years.
Victor SHITTUIpaja-Ayobo, Lagos State.
Victor is from Kwara State, Nigeria. He is a recycler per excellence, and has over 4 years experience in the recycling industry. He has several professional certifications in IT and a degree in computer science. He has recycling proteges under his tutelage.
Victor has an in-depth desire to contribute his quota towards a sustainable mitigation of climate change and to bring economic growth to his community. He intends to set up his franchise in Ipaja- Ayobo community, Lagos State.
Ogadinma Augustine OGUGUAIjoko, Ogun State.
Ogadinma is from Imo State Nigeria. He has good managerial skill that he acquired over the years through his work experience in reputable firms. He is also a certified safety officer.
Going through the mission and vision statement of Wecyclers, he was highly motivated to become part of our success story and to contribute his quota toward the overall achievement of Wecyclers mission which will in extension fulfill my own career goal. He wants to establish the franchise in Ijoko Community, Ogun State. It is densely populated with its occupants having little or no knowledge about recycling and its benefits. He is well known in the community and this will help him carry out community awareness programs.
Olusegun OGUNTADEIkorodu, Lagos State.
Olusegun is a former Wecyclers employee living in Ikorodu, Lagos State where he intends to set up his franchise. His work with Wecyclers exposed him to the many possibilities in the recycling industry.
He lives in a populated area filled with youths who are unemployed and are ready to work. Residents sell recyclable materials and he intends to use Wecyclers model to rid his community of their waste management problem while providing jobs. He looks forward to taking advantage of the opportunities in waste management and make a living from it.
Ibe Augwu KALUFederal Capital Territory, Abuja.
Kalu is a graduate of Pure and Applied Chemistry, with an unquenchable passion for environmental preservation through recycling, reduction of waste going to the landfills and creation of employment and source of livelihood of neglected low skilled workers. He has 3 years of experience as a Waste collector in Abuja, Nigeria.
He is interested in being a franchisee because Wecyclers brings the innovation, technology and disruption which is long overdue in the waste recycling business in Nigeria and wants to be part of the movement. He is from Abia State Nigeria, and intends to set up his franchise in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.