Diary of a SustyViber – Rukayat Alli-Oluwafuyi
How it all started…
While I was trying to tune up my resume 4 years ago after the mandatory NYSC, I came across the resume of a young lady that seemed impressive to me. For the second time I came across “sustainability” being used professionally. The first time was on the business card of a friend. The tagline of the company was “building sustainability”.
I could not really wrap my head
The Turning Point
I read books and articles but I knew I wanted more. I had no clue on the how. I managed this dilemma whilst living in Ikorodu and every time it rained, my compound was flooded. Unfortunately, the waste management sector in Lagos was not efficient so you can imagine having people dump waste along the roads and drains. I used truck-pushers at that time and became interested in their activities so I asked one of them “Where
I was devastated
I was not sure of myself. I was scared of rejection until I got the DM on Twitter, I had won the SustyVibes first Twitter contest.The N5000 prize came handy that time. I had no job. Fresh out of graduate school. Jennifer Uchendu encouraged me and helped me settle in as a
I wished I could attend all SustyVibes events; days when my car messed up, I
My brother thinks I should switch careers because I am not making money from this yet but to me,
I look forward using microbiology to solve environmental problems too.