Nigeria’s Wecyclers, the Lagos-based recycling start-up, wins $55,000 from Steve Case Foundation

Wecyclers, a start-up that helps low-income communities exchange their recyclable waste for cash and other rewards, has won $55,000 from a foundation run by AOL co-founder Steve Case. The young company won the award at the #PitchForLagos event during Lagos Start-Up week event where it was was up against eight other pre-selected start-ups. These included civic start-up BudgIT, who have made waves with efforts to ensure transparency in the finances of Nigeria’s National Assembly. Wecyclers,…

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Nigeria’s Wecyclers, the Lagos-based recycling start-up, wins $55,000 from Steve Case Foundation

Wecyclers, a start-up that helps low-income communities exchange their recyclable waste for cash and other rewards, has won $55,000 from a foundation run by AOL co-founder Steve Case. The young company won the award at the #PitchForLagos event during Lagos Start-Up week event where it was was up against eight other pre-selected start-ups. These included civic start-up BudgIT, who have made waves with efforts to ensure transparency in the finances of Nigeria’s National Assembly. Wecyclers,…

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