Profiles of Purpose: A Stanford Seed Docuseries

Seed Entrepreneurs: Profiles of Purpose

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. Watch the series and be inspired.

The Problem Solvers
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The Problem Solvers
Hear from leaders filled with passion and purpose — equally committed to growing their businesses and improving their communities and the world.
Health for All
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Health for All
Shuchin Bajaj of Cygnus Hospitals shares how he is working to provide access to quality, affordable healthcare to small communities in North India.
A Tough Nut to Crack
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A Tough Nut to Crack
Frank Omondi shares how his company improves the lives of smallholder farmers by managing the value chain of products like macadamia nuts for export.
Flowers in the River
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Flowers in the River
Ankit Agarwal, Founder of Phool, shares the story of the flower recycling business he created and the impact it is having on the Ganges River in India
The Ills of the Community
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The Ills of the Community
Dr. Albert Mburu of Generics Africa Ltd. shares his vision for improving health equity in communities across Africa.
Clear as Water
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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.
What About My People?
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What About My People?
Lerang Selolwane, co-CEO of Lucient Engineering in Botswana, shares his personal journey and vision for his country.
A Fundamental Right
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A Fundamental Right
Sriram Gopal, the founder and CEO of Future Farms, a vertical farming and hydroponics company in India, shares how he is working to increase access to affordable, clean food in India.
Back from the Ashes
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Back from the Ashes
Ramji of Norda Industries reflects on the struggles of operating a business and shares the unique brand of impact he hopes to have on the world.
Making a Difference
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Making a Difference
Wandia Gichuru, founder and CEO of Vivo Activewear, a women’s fashion brand in Kenya, hopes to inspire the next generation of women in business.
Putting Safety on the Front Burner
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Putting Safety on the Front Burner
Femi Oye, owner of GoSolar Africa, shares his story of inventing smokeless cook stoves after watching his grandmother die from inhaling toxic smoke.
The Art of Transformation
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The Art of Transformation
Constance Swaniker, owner of Accents & Arts, the leading Ghanaian metal and woodworking company, talks about the power of art to transform lives.

Africa’s Silicon Valley
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Africa’s Silicon Valley
Ehi Binitie, co-founder of Rancard, shares his journey of solving phenomenal problems that many parts of the world never get to see.
Yes She Can
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Yes She Can
Elsie Dogbegah, owner of Home Fresh Foods, an agro-processor of African ethnic foods, shares her passion for creating a woman-centric business.
How to Feed a Nation
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How to Feed a Nation
Abiola and Victor Oduguwa, co-founders of Nation Feeders, share the secrets to their marriage, business, and vision for feeding the nation with jobs.
The Boy from the Streets
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The Boy from the Streets
Afolabi Abiodun, CEO of SB Telecoms, explains how failure and tenacity turned his business, life, and community around.
A Business with Soul
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A Business with Soul
Patricia Zoundi Yao, founder and CEO of Quickcash, tells how failure fueled her ambition, impact, and success.
An Ace Entrepreneur
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An Ace Entrepreneur
Eni Ibukun Adebayo, founder of CleanAce Dry Cleaners, explains how he’s expanding his family business and developing entrepreneurs through training.