Ismael Essome Ebone

Ismael Essome has over 5 years of experience in Environment Management and Recycling. Currently, Ismael is The founder President of Madiba & Nature, a non-profit organisation that addresses the issue of pollution. He is the genius behind the plastic boat commonly known as “ECOBOAT” that promotes the circular economy and ecotourism in Kribi and reduces plastic pollution through utilising recycled plastic bottles. He's also involved in a program of environmental education with schools and universities in Cameroon.

Ismael holds an engineering degree in environment management, and a Rutgers Sustainability Leadership Certification in Decision Making for Environmentally Sustainable Supply Chains. Ismael is committed to addressing the issue of plastic pollution while supporting the fishing community in need in Cameroon.

Ismael is a Mandela Washington Fellows Alumni and a UN 2018 Cleansea AWARD winner at the International Marine litter Conference of San Diego; He is also a One Young World Ambassador.

Ismael Essome Ebone's Project

Describe Ecoboats for Fishermen - what makes your project unique? Madiba & Nature has launched its program to involve fishermen in the sustainable management of coastal fisheries through community mobilization around the recycling of marine plastic waste since 2017. The organization focuses its program around three major projects in order to have a significant impact […]

Ismael Essome Ebone's Tweets

(2/2) and Marissa Donohue, an MWF Reciprocal Exchange Award Program participant and a U.S. National Park Service Environmental Educator, conducted a school-wide hands-on recycling activity that repurposed plastic waste. @Madiba20161

(1/2) We joined students in Douala to raise awareness on #ClimateChange by focusing on the negative environmental impact of ocean #PlasticPollution. Cameroonian Ismael Essome, Mandela @WashFellowship alumnus, @YALINetwork member, entrepreneur, founder & CEO of Madiba& Nature... 3

Last #brainstorming with Marissa in this 2021 @reciprocalExchange @IREXintl
@WashFellowship initiative provided this wonderful opportunity to work together with US expert in our African initiative to perform activities and learn one from another
Thanks for everything Marissa

Keep your school clean...
Throw your plastic bottles in an #Ecobin to help save the planet from pollution!
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Ismael Essome our president &Marissa Donahue IREX MWF Reciprocal Exchange will be speaker at the English Without Borders@iug dla
Today 03:00 PM http://W.CA time
Meeting ID: 161 562 1103
Passcode: 494981 2

Now #Environmental Education in the Bilingual secondary school in Kribi Cameroon.
The third step of our #ReciprocalExchange with @mariss is about promoting our Environmental education program in Kribi.
The aim is to promote this futuristic vision to raise environmental awareness 4

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