YOUNG UGANDAN IMPRESSES UN

YOUNG UGANDAN IMPRESSES UN

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  • Ugandan entrepreneur chosen as United Nation “change maker”
  • Samuel Malinga to promote sanitation and waste management
  • Slum-born Malinga nominated among 17 Young Leaders for SDGs

A young Ugandan entrepreneur who grew up in a slum has been chosen to act as a United Nations “change-maker” to promote better sanitation and waste management.

Samuel Malinga, who now runs a company called Sanitation Africa, has been nominated by the UN as one of 17 Young Leaders for the Sustainable Development Goals, or SDGs.

The 17 aimed at SDGs are expected to guide global development priorities over the next 15 years to eradicate extreme poverty while combating climate change.

Malinga has been nominated several times and also won Awards in Africa for his innovation dubbed Sanitation Africa.

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