TakaTaka Solutions wins Dell Social Innovation Competition

TakaTaka Solutions wins Dell Social Innovation Competition

TakaTaka Solutions, a team from the London School of Economics that has developed a business to collect and recycle waste in Nairobi, Kenya, won the $50,000 grand prize at the Dell Social Innovation Competition, Dell and the RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service at The University of Texas at Austin announced at an evening ceremony on May 16.
TakaTaka Solutions aims to deliver affordable waste collection services to all income areas, recycling and composting of up to 85 percent of collected waste and creating new jobs.
Now in its fifth year, the competition inspires university students to approach global social problems through entrepreneurship, technology and sustainability and empowers them with unique skills and opportunities to succeed in a globally competitive workforce.

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