Brilliant KNUST student selected among top 50 learners in the world to win GH₵800k

Mathias Charles Yabe who is a final-year student of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, in Kumasi has been selected as one of the top 50 students in the world to win the 2022 Global Student Prize.

In an official publication by on the organization’s YouTube channel, Cheggdotorg, it is indicated that Charles merited the honour for being a multi-award-winning internationally recognized social entrepreneur.

Even as a student, he is the co-founder and CEO of AkoFresh, an AgriTech startup that offers smallholder farmers sustainable crop preservation services to reduce post-harvest losses and ensure resilient food systems.

The final year student says his life mission is to create resilient food systems and introduce climate-smart solutions in local communities across Africa.

The annual $100,000 award he stands to win is conferred on a student making impactful strides on learning, and transforming lives of their peers and society.

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