CHALLENGE – The Right To Health
The Africa Basque Challenge (ABC) initiative is an intercultural community of impact entrepreneurs that encourages the development of socio-business initiatives. We promote inclusive development and contribute to reducing inequalities in both Basque Country and Africa. The shared purpose of reducing inequality gaps is what unites African and Basque entrepreneurs under the motto “mind the gap”.
- Contribute to reducing the existing development gap between rural and urban communities in Senegal and the Basque Country in the exercise of the Human Right to Health.
- Develop initiatives of socio-entrepreneurial projects for the rural population that promote the Human Right to Health and improve the Social Determinants of Health, in accordance with the SDGs and co-created by mixed teams of young Basque-Senegalese, and that transforms the current vision between Africa and Europe overcoming the North-South approach.
Discover the projects created
The team plans to create tourism experiences in Senegal that will have a positive impact on rural areas.
Drinking water to rural areas by selling bottles.
Empower natural products instead of artificial ones through Senegalese plants. They plan to create natural creams, makeup and pharmaceuticals.
1st Prize – Social entrepreneurship incubator for women in rural areas of Senegal.
2nd Prize – Quality water in Koki through a machine that cleans the water and also wants to create a digital platform with citizen participation to raise awareness of the water issue.
4th Prize -Production and sale of lactose-free cheese.
Improving the safety of Senegalese fishermen by recycling plastic to create life jackets using plastic.
Promote agriculture in rural areas through production cooperatives.
This team wants to provide solutions to challenges in rural areas by creating education programs that empower young people in the area to provide the solution.
3rd Prize -Recollection of plastic, organic and paper for composting. Awareness-raising on recycling in Senegal and creation of products from recycling.
Project focused on malaria and natural solutions.