Stories of Impact

Numbers only tell part of the story. Watch and read inspiring stories about Seed entrepreneurs and their companies, interns, and coaches.

Entrepreneurs

Meet the entrepreneurs behind the Seed Transformation Program. Their stories of struggle and success embody Seed’s mission, working together to bring prosperity to their regions.

Profiles of Purpose: Clear as Water
Clear as Water
Samuel Appenteng of Joissam Ghana, a water services and civil works company, shares his vision for bringing clean water to people across West Africa.

Companies

Learn about the transformation taking place at Seed companies across sectors.

Future Farms
Agriculture

The future of food in India might just be hydroponics, thanks to Future Farms. The company is tackling India’s shortage of high quality, affordable food for the masses through the alternative farming technique, which is used in the U.S. and Europe but less so in developing economies

Interns

Get to know some of the Stanford students who spent their summer interning with Seed companies throughout Africa and India. Hear their stories of adventure and growth and feel the impact the experience had on them.

Profiles of Promise: David Rosenzweig
Profiles of Promise: David Rosenzweig
Meet Stanford student David Rosenzweig who interned at The Good Food Company in Nairobi, Kenya, through Stanford Seed.

Coaches & Consultants

Spend a few moments with Seed coaches and consultants — executives with a wealth of experience who mentor and support Seed companies. Learn why they did it and hear their reflections.

Profiles of Passion: Dream Home
Profiles of Passion: Dream Home
Meet Tony Small, a Seed Consultant who helped Ravi Kohli of Kenya-based Karibu Homes improve the company's sales process and commission structure.
The Job of a Lifetime
The Job of a Lifetime
Seed coaches share their transformative experiences.
Profiles of Passion: Enabling Change
Profiles of Passion: Enabling Change
Meet Laurie Fuller, a Stanford Seed coach in East Africa, who supports business leaders as they scale their enterprises.