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Oscar Aghan

Oscar Aghan

COREC

A Kenyan based company that recycles waste plastic into eco-friendly building material and sells the hardware to developers whose problem is high material cost.

MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Prevented 700 tons of waste from landfills and made 26,000 posts and over 10,000 roofing tiles in 2 years of operations;
  • Generated US$ 150,000 revenue since inception;
  • Built a customer base of 150 clients of which 60% are repeat;
  • Established a network  of 12 CBO’s supplying waste plastic, currently employing 300 youths saved from the streets and trained into micro entrepreneurs;
  • Listed by Ministry of Housing as an appropriate technology material supplier and received a patent;
  • Winner of the Sankalp Africa Award 2014.
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Website Corec
Industry Waste Management
Title Founder & CEO
MBA 2015/16 - Nairobi, Kenya

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