Kakoma Mutenda

Nationality: Zambia
Organization Name: Quantum Oils and Bio Energy
Impact Region: Eastern Africa
About the Social Business: Quantum Oils and Bio Energy is a socially oriented waste management enterprise. It uses clean technology to produce a clean product while creating a cleaner environment.
About the Y&Y Fellow: Kakoma Mutenda is from Zambia and the founder of Quantum Oils and Bio Energy. He has pioneered one of the few enzymatic biodiesel pilot plants in Africa. He is a renewable energy consultant and liquid renewable specialist. Other areas of interest include waste to energy conversion technology and industrial waste management. His business, Quantum Biofuels converts industrial and commercial oily waste streams into premium quality biodiesel using an environmentally and socially conscious business model labeled 'The Triple C' - Clean product, clean process and clean environment. Kakoma is a 2016 Mandela Washington Fellowship alumni and current chair of the Southern Africa Regional Advisory Board. He is also an inaugural 2015 Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP) alumni. In 2014 was also a professional fellow under the State dept sponsored Business and Entrepreneurship Exchange Programme (BEEP).

Kakoma Mutenda

Nationality: Zambia
Organization Name: Quantum Oils and Bio Energy
Impact Region: Eastern Africa
About the Social Business: Quantum Oils and Bio Energy is a socially oriented waste management enterprise. It uses clean technology to produce a clean product while creating a cleaner environment.
About the Y&Y Fellow: Kakoma Mutenda is from Zambia and the founder of Quantum Oils and Bio Energy. He has pioneered one of the few enzymatic biodiesel pilot plants in Africa. He is a renewable energy consultant and liquid renewable specialist. Other areas of interest include waste to energy conversion technology and industrial waste management. His business, Quantum Biofuels converts industrial and commercial oily waste streams into premium quality biodiesel using an environmentally and socially conscious business model labeled 'The Triple C' - Clean product, clean process and clean environment. Kakoma is a 2016 Mandela Washington Fellowship alumni and current chair of the Southern Africa Regional Advisory Board. He is also an inaugural 2015 Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme (TEEP) alumni. In 2014 was also a professional fellow under the State dept sponsored Business and Entrepreneurship Exchange Programme (BEEP).