Demo Day: GrowUp Incubator by Yunus Environment Hub

Improving Waste Management in East Africa


Oct 7: 16:00 - 18:00  • 
Yunus Environment Hub Foundation / Non-profit
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Sub-Saharan Africa
Waste management and recycling
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Meet the social business entrepreneurs bringing innovative solutions to waste management across East Africa during the digital Demo Day on 7th October, 5 pm EAT. The 2021 cohort of Yunus Environment Hub’s GrowUp Incubator will soon come to an end and you have the chance to learn more about waste solutions and inspirational keynote speeches from industry experts. 

Our social business entrepreneurs have undergone an intensive 5-month capacity building and training program and look forward to connecting with you and pitching in front of a diverse audience of investors, incubators and accelerators, industry experts, change-makers, media as well as international partner organizations of the Yunus network. 


  • Welcome by Yunus Environment Hub
  • Overview of the GrowUp Incubator
  • Pitch block 1: Yo-Waste (Uganda), AHEZA IWACU (Burundi), Biha Eco Venture (Uganda)
  • “Trends & opportunities for plastic waste in Africa” by Alliance To End Plastic Waste
  • Pitch block 2: Arena recycling Industry (Tanzania), SEAS (Uganda), Coast Redwood (Kenya)
  • “Trends & opportunities for organic waste in Africa” by African Circular Economy Network
  • Pitch block 3: Eco Brixs (Uganda), MASSP Recycling Enterprise (Ethiopia), Reco (Kenya)
  • Closure & announcement of the 2022 cohort (ca 6:45 pm EAT)

Join the event to build new partnerships or simply get inspired by the pioneers of circular economy!