Kann Mamadou Mountagha

28 – Foulaya, Kindia

What Are You Most Passionate About?

Agriculture!

Who Is Your Hero? Why?

My hero is the former Burkina Faso president Thomas Sankara who fought for the environment in Africa. He planted more than a million trees to fight against famine and drought.

What Is Your Favorite Sound?

African Music.

What Project Would A Laptop Help You With?

There is a chronic problem in my community. The consumption of products grown with chemical fertilizer negatively affects peoples’ overall health. My agropastoral business is part of a movement to promote the use of proper farming techniques and materials.

How Would A Laptop Help You?

A laptop would allow me to access my documents and participate in public forums anywhere my business takes me. It’s a necessary tool to connect with the world. It would modernize my operations in ways no other piece of equipment could.

What do you love about this project?

I love that my project will improve the consumer’s health conditions through my expertise. Through the combined action of providing superior quality goods and training to those willing to learn; I will do my part in ending the proliferation of chemically imbued crops.

What Languages do you speak?

French, Soussou, and Pulhar.

Given a choice, would you prefer a Mac or PC?

PC

Laptopped By

Stephanie Powell