“The issue about entrepreneurship is when you have an idea that you believe will make a difference and isn’t being done anywhere else, you should be willing to give it time, attention, money – whatever it takes to test the idea.” – Nana Twum-Danso.
Nana Twum-Danso comes from a family of doctors and grew up in a hospital compound surrounded by doctors and nurses, so she knew from quite a young age that she was going to be one as well; it seemed only natural. After her secondary education in both Ghana and the UK, she went on to study Medicine and Public health in the United States of America.
After school, Twum-Danso worked in the US and Ghana and dedicated her services to international organizations including the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. She returned to Ghana finally in 2015 and founded MAZA, a social enterprise that provides reliable transportation for urgent and emergency health care in remote rural communities of Ghana. The term ‘Maza’ means quickly in Hausa, which makes sense for the sort of service that the initiative provides.
During her years of working to improve maternal and child health in rural areas in Africa, Twum-Danso realised that access to Click here to read entire article
Source:: Ventures Africa