Edward Kuisseu Tatchim
Country: Cameroon, USA
Edward Tatchim is a Cameroonian-born youth activist, inspirational speaker, and a social-technology entrepreneur based in Maryland USA. Growing up, he has always been fascinated by leadership and innovation. Following the death of his aunt in 2017, Edward understood that the time for action and impact was now! His love for social impact through technology innovation led him to design a masterplan to address bio energy challenges in him home country of Cameroon. This masterplan uses patented technology to transform feces alongside other decomposable foods into cooking gas usable by local households as well as commercial establishments for cooking. In 2019, he pitched this plan and was a winner of the 2019 WETATi Next Generation Entrepreneur competition in Maryland USA. In 2018 he served a 1-year tenure as the President of the Student Governance Association at Prince George’s Community College where we created the emerging SGA Ambassador leadership program for young leaders in his community. He was awarded the Best Student in Leadership Honorable Mention Award by Prince George’s Community College. Edward firmly believes that education in all its forms is the most powerful weapon that can change the world and that youths are an asset for every economy. In this light, he is currently co-founding U. Educate Africa which is a non-profit organization whose mission is to educate, empower, and inspire African youth towards action and impact. U. Educate Africa will empower youths to be change agents in all sectors of their economies.