South Africa - A Bath Without Water


Project:




TED - A Bath Without Water
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Research:


South Africa


Capital:

  • Pretoria

Languages:

  • Afrikaans, English, Ndbele, Pedi, etc.

Major Religions:

  • Christian, indigenous, Muslim, Hindu

Population:

  • 46,900,000 people

Life Expectancy:

  • 53 years of age

GDP per capita:

  • $10,700
Amount of People Without Water

About the Entrepreneur

Name:

  • Ludwick Marishane
Age
  • 24

Village

  • Limpopo, South Africa

Age When Product Invented:

  • 17

Invention:

  • DryBath

Achievements:

  • Global Student Entrepreneur Award winner (2011)
  • TIME Magazine 30 people under 30 changing the world
  • Founder and MD of Headboy Industries
  • Degree in Business Science
  • Major in Finance and Accounting
  • Accepted to UCT
  • Winner of Allen Grey Orbis Scholarship
  • Launched Pioneers@Uni
  • Growth Innovation and Leadership Africa Award winner (2013)
  • Headboy Industries was the Inaugural Western Cape Premier’s Entrepreneurship Recognition Awards (2013).

Invention Description:

  • bath/lotion substitution
  • removes dead skin cells and odor
  • little to no water needed
  • 2 billion + people helped
  • convenient hygiene
  • less water use good for Africa

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