Team RUWAFIKI has once again added
another feather to its cap by emerging as one of the top 10 winners at the 2019
Heineken Challenge. The Heineken Challenge is an annual global competition that
is organised by Heneiken Mexico and IncMty. The objective of the competition is
to develop innovative ideas, prototypes, business models and startups that
identify and solve environmental problems in Mexico and the entire world.
Interestingly, the focus of the competition this year is on the care and
preservation of water which is the vision of RUWAFIKI.
According to the organisers, 793
projects, 2375 entrepreneurs and 16 international projects participated in the
2019 edition. Out of all the participating teams, 52 projects made it to the
finals. The 52 projects including RUWAFIKI were fully sponsored to the pitch
and awards ceremony which took place in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico between
4-8thNovember, 2019 . RUWAFIKI Team was ably represented by Claydon Mumba who eventually emerged as one of
the top 10 winners that were awarded.