Aquaponics Startup in South Africa

Here’s a notable aquaponics story this Thirst-day. A 13-year-old girl from north of Pretoria, South Africa runs a promising aquaponics startup while still in school as shown in this inspiring video from October, 2015. On the Expresso Show.

Rikalize Reinecke employs assistants to care for the fish and check the system while she’s in class. Challenges include electricity, water quality testing, and temperature control.

From the YouTube video narration, “Not yet in high school, Rikalize is leading the way, showing that age is no barrier to success.”

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