Glorified Community Empowerment Trust | Esnath Divasoni | Zimbabwe

On August 6, 2020, the fifth edition of the Elevator Pitch Contest (EPC) hosted by Sight and Life, a competition amongst innovators, was hosted online. The EPC’s goal is to identify and support projects that can be implemented and produce a meaningful impact in the short term. To stimulate innovation, the EPC looks to identify and support projects that can provide climate-smart solutions for better nutrition. Seven finalists made it to the final round ahead of over 200 applicants from 46 countries. These entrepreneurs pitched their innovative solutions changing the way nutrition is delivered and competed for a grand prize of US$5,000 and an Audience Award worth US$1,000. Glorified Community Empowerment Trust (GCET) empowers rural communities to improve their livelihoods. By working with a community’s vulnerable members, GCET ensures they receive the nutrition that they deserve through farmed insects and provides training on nutritional topics. Esnath, its founder, is a recent graduate from EARTH University in Costa Rica. She is passionate about community development and unleashing the potential in the forgotten communities.

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