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Kwami Williams

Co-founder and CEO
MoringaConnect

Kwami is an MIT and NASA trained rocket scientist turned social entrepreneur. In 2013, he went from aerospace to agriculture to co-found MoringaConnect, a vertically integrated supply chain improving the livelihoods of smallholder farmers in Ghana. MoringaConnect turns the leaves from their moringa trees into superfood tea, energy bars, and green protein powder, branded Minga Foods, and the oilseeds from their trees into moringa oil-based hair, face, and body beauty products, branded True Moringa. To date, MoringaConnect has created 150 jobs along the value chain for women and youth, provided nearly $700K in income to moringa farmers, built a network of 5000 farmers, and planted over 2 million trees. Kwami is a Forbes 30 Under 30, Quartz Top 30 Africa Innovator, Echoing Green Fellow, MIT D-Lab Scale-Ups Fellow, Harambe Entrepreneur Associate, and MassChallenge Alumnus.




SEWF 2019

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SEWF 2019

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