I am..

First name / Last name

SAMUEL ADU

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About me

fields of expertise

Social Entrepreneur, Environmental Science and Fashion

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I am in need of funding, Investors, mentor and network to scale my project to greater heights.

My profile

I am Samuel Adu. A 26 year old graduate.I am a social Entrepreneur, an ardent result oriented professional and a strong advocate for youth empowerment.I have a passion for connecting communities with resources to effect change and also create opportunities for people with disabilities and youth with lower education from deprived communities in Ghana.I am passionate about improving the health of the planet and turning waste to wealth.I am the founder of KentePride Apparels, a social enterprise that manufactures and sells durable, versatile and Eco-friendly shoes made from up-cycled tires and fabric waste as well as customized Professional Kente Stoles/Sashes which portrays the rich African cultural heritage.I am an agriculturist by profession and have great interest in fashion and design.

I have been recognized and nominated for different Entrepreneurship awards such as the Pitch to Start(Zeiss) Entrepreneurship program in its maiden Edition.I have also been selected into Tony Elumelu Foundation(TEF) Entrepreneurship program, an initiative of TEF foundation,the biggest Entrepreneurship program in Africa.Driven by value addition mentality, I aspire to be an agent of change in the world in which I leave and as well leave a lasting legacy for my generation .

As an environmentalist and a visionary entrepreneur, a socially inclusive world, economic prosperity and environmental sustainability is what I stand for. The need to excel and to be the best among others, the urge to break the unexpected barriers that is stereotype in any community pushed me to reach out to my passion.