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19-Year-Old CEO Takes Kenya’s Clean Energy Industry by Storm

Kate Douglas | AllAfrica.com   in  ยท ยท
February 2, 2015

Tom Osborn has a humble manner about him, which is surprising since, at the age of 19, he has already been recognised as one of world’s top young entrepreneurs.

He is the founder of GreenChar in Kenya, a clean energy start-up that produces charcoal briquettes for cooking purposes that are both healthier to use and last longer. His coals are produced from recycled agricultural waste such as sugarcane, which studies show emit 90% less…

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