No Water Added: One Young Entrepreneur's Winning Idea

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Ludwick Marishane can thank a friend's decision not to bathe for the idea that led to his winning the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards.

21 November 2011 – When Ludwick Marishane was 18, he and a friend were at a beach in Marishane’s native South Africa. By the time the pair were ready to leave, Marishane hit the showers but his companion didn’t feel like cleaning up.

That gave Marishane, now 21 and a student at Capetown University, the idea that forms the core of his business, HeadBoy Industries. Marishane’s notion that day was to create a simple, anti-bacterial cleanser that could be used in lieu of gallons of water to bathe. On Friday, that idea and the business it influenced led Marishane to become the first sub-Saharan African to win the Global Student Entrepreneur Award.

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