Photo of the Week: New Business Takes Root in Ghana

July 08, 2011

Isaac Bohulu, pharmacist and founder of Natural Scientific Pharmaceuticals in Ghana, stands with his mouthwash product. Isaac produced a commercial version of his Neemfresh herbal mouthwash with an award from TechnoServe's Believe Begin Become business plan competition in 2006.

Isaac Bohulu, pharmacist and founder of Natural Scientific Pharmaceuticals in Ghana, stands with a bottle of Neemfresh, his mouthwash product. Isaac produced a commercial version of his herbal mouthwash with an award from TechnoServe's Believe Begin Become business plan competition in 2006.

Today, Isaac and his company are blossoming. Now with a lab and manufacturing space, Isaac has sold his product to several dental clinics in Accra and expects sales to increase by more than 40% this year.

Learn more about Isaac's journey and success.

 

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