Congratulations to Naeem Mawji, Chemical Engineering coo-op student. Mawji intends to alleviate poverty and improve the quality of life in rural Tanzania by provididng sustainable, affordable electricity. His idea germinated through a UBC international service learning project and has grown into a company he co-founded that has received funding through the World Bank. To read more on the award, click here.
You may remember Naeem from a previous story that was run in Ingenuity as well as UBC Reports. To see the post, click here