- The US honoured Gift Udoh, a 2019 Mandela Washington fellow, for focusing on the production of fresh vegetables
- Through her company, Norinafarms, Udoh is encouraging chemical-free vegetables
- Udoh has passionately trained over 50 rural farmers, helping them to stay away from agro-chemicals and cut down on post-harvest losses
The United States has honoured another Nigerian, Gift Udoh, who reflects the great potentials the country holds.
Udoh is also a 2019 Mandela Washington fellow and the owner of Norinafarms, a company that focuses on the production of chemical-free vegetables in a way that ensures that there is a continuous availability of fresh vegetables.
Her strong passion for healthy food inspired her vision to go into training rural farmers, youths, and women in grow vegetables devoid of harmful chemicals.
Some of her aims are to cut down on post-harvest losses farmers usually encounter and engender a world where chemicals are eliminated from vegetables farming.
Udoh has also been able to train more than 50 farmers in the act of healthy farming.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that US also celebrated Affiong Williams, a woman who runs a fruit company with 64% women employees.
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With her business, she helped women get a decent life and overcome the obstacles placed on their gender.
Affiong said one of the main challenges she faced running a business was trying to convince people she was not running a lifestyle enterprise.
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