Drop Access Wins The Green Startups Contest

A start-up developing a technology ,VACCIBOX, that will slash vaccine waste in the health sector has won this year’s Climate Launchpad (CLP) competition, a green ideas competition organized by the European Institute of Technology (EIT), Climate-KIC, with the support of the European Commission. This win grants Drop Access the opportunity to represent Kenya at the Africa regional finals and a cash prize of Ksh 150,000 to develop their idea.

Drop Access, a women-led and youth-led NGO in Kenya, founded in 2018 by two sisters who wanted to positively transform rural and grassroot communities, believes that VACCIBOX will cut vaccine waste by 80%.

Read more: Kenya Climate Innovation Centre