#MEET Health and Income Initiative

#MEET Health and Income Initiative

This is a short interview we conducted with Simbarashe G Makuvaza, the creator of Health and Income Initiative. If you like this project and would like to vote for it, click here .


  1. Please tell us a bit about yourself: where are you from and what is your background?

 Am Simbarashe G Makuvaza from Zimbabwe Harare, An Accounting professional and Nutrition expert by research.

 2.Can you describe your idea or project in two sentences

The project enhances optimum peaking and preservation of fruits and vegetables using low-cost solar energy technologies without environmental effect.

3. How did you get your idea or concept?

The idea came through a thought process and realization that losses occur in the peak season for nutritious food and they need to preserve it through a method that preserves and protect nutritious value.

4. What is unique about your idea/project and how does it benefit mankind?

It focuses on developing local solutions relevant to a particular local need, it seeks to harness the use of local resources.

5. Describe yourself as an entrepreneur in one sentence

Painstaking and adventurous.

6. How do you deal with people that doubt your abilities/initiatives?

It is my duty patiently to make them see my worth and clearly articulate my position, I usually want to address that from what they know to address their doubts.

7. Where does your passion lie?

Bringing in new ideas.

8. What are you afraid of or what keeps you up at night?

Failure to meet deadlines.

9. According to you, money is a synonym for…..

The end process.

10. If you could rid the world of three things, what would they be?

Unemployment, Poverty, Malnutrition

11. What are the benefits you take from the Entrepreneurship Campus?

The campus is a platform that allows critical thinking and it shapes ideas.

12. What do you like more about the Entrepreneurship Campus?

Sharing ideas and experiences.

13. Which idea/project do you like most?

Green Schools Programme


NOTICE: If you want to see more submitted ideas and projects at the Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition, visit BEST IDEAS and BEST PROJECTS and VOTE for the ones you think deserve to WIN the Competition!

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  1. The fruits and vegetables using low-cost solar energy technologies without environmental effect.
    interesting indeed

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