We are delighted for Olivia Koburongo CEO of MamaOpe to have been recognized as one of the Meaningful Businesses 100 this year. The award celebrates business leaders across the world combining profit and purpose to help achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
There are 120 million episodes of pneumonia per year globally in children under 5, over 10% of these progress to severe episodes (WHO, 2016 factsheet). Pneumonia is the world’s leading cause of death among children under 5 years of age, accounting for 16% of deaths.
MamaOpe easy to use and time-saving kit that can aid health workers and practitioners to easily diagnose Pneumonia at a faster rate with increased accuracy.
The 2nd edition of the MB100 was curated by an expert panel of 16 judges, following a global nomination process. The platform received over 500 nominations from 70 countries, with each one scored across 5 key areas: Impact, Leadership, Innovation, Durability and Scope.
The 100 business leaders include corporate CEOs, entrepreneurs, micro-entrepreneurs, sustainability leaders, functional heads and impact investors from 34 countries. Industries that dominate the list include agriculture, education, healthcare and technology.
Commenting on the MB100, Tom Lytton-Dickie, Founder and CEO, Meaningful Business said, “We are delighted to recognise SEP Jordan as part of the Meaningful Business 100 for 2020. In what has been a challenging year for everyone, the MB100 provides an inspiring reminder of the brilliant work being done around the world to solve the biggest issues we are facing today.”