The Manicaland State University of Applied Sciences (MSUAS) Enactus team won the 2021 Delta Ethics: Make a Difference Campaign, which was held on the 12th of December in Harare at Monomotapa Hotel.
The team put up a scintillating performance to clinch its second win of the competition ahead of University of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe Ezekiel Guti University, Bindura University of Science Education, Midlands State University, National University of Science and Technology and Harare Institute of Technology.
The MSUAS team was represented by Obey Chinoro and Courtney Jongwe; from Chemical Processing Engineering Department, Tapiwa Musariri from Human Resources Department, Ausley Takundwa and Mufaro Mhindu from Mining and Mineral Processing Engineering department. The presentation which retained the trophy was on their Pyrotec Gas Project which recycles plastic waste into gas fuel through a breakdown process called pyrolisis. With issues of Climate change being topical, the project seeks to combat plastic waste pollution which is greatly damaging the ecosystem and oceanic bio-systems.
Speaking at the award handover meeting, the Vice Chancellor, Professor Albert Chawanda said, “The award is an avid testimony of the high quality of students we are preparing; those with refined academic precession and high entrepreneurial aptitude with intense sensitivity to topical climate change and green revolution discourses and innovations”.
Furthermore, the team walked away with a good cash price.
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