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Dr. Martin Fisher, CEO of Kickstart International, an organization founded in Kenya, talks about the campaign to end extreme poverty in Africa. Kickstart International is one of the organizations highlighted at the Global Citizen Festival honoring the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela.
You can view the entire interview at MSNBC.
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KickStart's MoneyMaker pumps help farmers who are often barely feeding themselves to grow more crops and sell their surplus. What's next? They're planning to open an innovation hub in Kenya to develop new irrigation solutions so it can expand into 16 countries across Africa by 2021.
Martin Fisher, president of KickStart International, calls on Global Citizens to support the organization’s work improving access to water throughout Africa at the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 in Johannesburg, South Africa.