Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship Announces Social Entrepreneurs of 2015
The Schwab Foundation has honoured Dr Christie Peacock, Founder and Chairman of Sidai Africa Ltd, with its 2015 Social Entrepreneur of the Year award. The winners were selected by Schwab Foundation board members, including Muhammad Yunus, in recognition of their innovative approaches to social change and potential for global impact.
Thirty-three social entrepreneurs have been recognized by the Schwab Foundation as awardees of 2015 Social Entrepreneur of the Year.
Sidai operates in the agricultural sector in Kenya, and is improving the provision of livestock and crop services to pastoralists and farmers by creating a sustainable service delivery model.
Christie is a livestock specialist with over 30 years experience in Africa and South-east Asia. She is the former CEO of FARM AFRICA and founder of Sidai Africa Ltd. She was elected an Ashoka Fellow in 2011