Portraits of Potential

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Portrait of Nneka Mobisson, Co-Founder and CEO of mDoc, during an outreach program at the Balogun Market in Lagos, Nigeria, on September 14, 2023. mDoc is a social enterprise that integrates proven methodologies in quality improvement and behavioral science with web and mobile-based technology to optimize the end to end care experience for people living with chronic health needs such as diabetes, hypertension, and cancer.

Out of grief, a daughter’s mission to transform healthcare

Nneka Mobisson’s father believed in the power of technology to save lives in Africa. She's honoring his memory by using AI to take on inequalities in healthcare.
James Mutinda at his farm in Machakos County, Kenya. In the video above, James shares his ambitions stemming from his passion in sustainable farming.

The prize-winning sweetpotato helping farmers respond to climate change

The remarkable sweetpotato is one of many supercharged crops that can grow despite a changing climate. Farmers are adapting to climate change with it.
By Dr. Joyce Maru Director, Global Sweetpotato Agri-food Systems Program, International Potato Center
Joan, a businesswoman, tends to her flock inside a poultry house at her home in Naivasha, Kenya.

Agricultural innovation and improved nutrition are necessary for a climate-stressed world

To address climate catastrophe, reducing emissions is not enough. New solutions must help smallholder farmers and families adapt to a changing world.
By Rodger Voorhies President, Global Growth & Opportunity, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation