Fatima Ademoh who is Founder & CEO, Ajima Youth Empowerment Foundation, Nigeria, has emerged winner of ‘Young Energy Leader’ award at the ‘2017 African Utility Week Industry Awards’ that was announced at the CTICC in Cape Town, South Africa.
Fatima Ademoh is an energy and finance specialist and currently serves as the Project Developer in the United States African Development Foundation (USADF), funded off-grid Renewable Energy project being implemented by Ajima Farms, which over 500 residents of in Reji village of Kuje Area Council in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, have been connected to a 20 watt Biogas Digester Off-Grid uninterrupted power supply, and commissioned by USADF, led by its Regional Director, Tom Coogan, along with Reji Village Head, Ibrahim Kuyagwa.
She is currently on a 10 watt Biogas Digester off-grid power project at Kuwizhi village of Kuje Area Council and soon to be completed and commissioned. In this capacity, she led the preparation of funding proposal that secured US$150,000 grant in the USADF Power Africa Off-Grid Energy Challenge.
“I want to thank all those who have believed in my quest to extend electricity access to off-grid communities, especially in the Waste-2-Watt (W2W) Project. And for all the young people out there, let’s keep being the agents for change in our communities.”