TEAM Nigeria has emerged winner in the Technovation Challenge world pitch which held at San Francisco, USA.
Four brilliant girls: Praise David-Oku, Sonam Kumar, Nmesoma Ogbonna, and Grace Akpoiroro, developed a mobile app to tackle the waste disposal challenge in Nigeria. They pitched their app called, ‘Discardious’. 64 countries participated in the competition with 380 apps submitted, 10 teams from all over the world were given the opportunity to explain their project in form of a pitch and tell their app story in a creative way.
The team unanimously professed that this is only the beginning of something big. “We are going to empower, build and guide young girls to participate in the next Technovation competition. We will launch our app and work on our project to solve pressing challenges in Nigeria.