Ndey Awa Ceesay
Ndey Awa Ceesay, 30, is a young budding entrepreneur and founder of Nature’s Gift Care, a Moringa processing company in The Gambia. She is also the founder of Moringa Rising, a non-profit movement dedicated to saving the environment through quarterly Moringa tree planting exercises. Through these green interventions, Ndey also raises the awareness of the local communities about the benefits of Moringa and how they can use it to end malnutrition and improve their livelihoods. The mother of four won multiple pitching competitions both regionally and nationally. She served as a mentor at several institutions, including Startup Incubator Gambia and Global Youth Innovation Network. Ndey has supported many young people to start their own entrepreneurial ventures. She is currently pursuing a BSc. in Business Administration at the International Open University. Ndey intends to continue to impact the society in a very positive way and to inspire a generation of entrepreneurs.