Kuturanki Silas Auta

Kuturanki Silas Auta - 2019 Nominee
Position: Founder
Organization: Geekranki Innovation Hub
Current Location: Nigeria, West Africa
Bsc from Wharton University of Pennsylvania/Economics
Additional Degrees and Certifications:
Bsc. University of Abuja/Geography
Leadership training on YaliLearns
He has volunteered for over 20 organisations working on family planning and has written over 200 stories of people using and not using family planning – Cynthia Auta, Entrepreneur at Cynthysblog
Describe your contributions to and achievements in family planning.

I do advocacy and media reports on social media

What sparked your passion for family planning?

I leave in Kaduna state, Northern Nigeria and the rate of poverty and hunger is on the increase and the rate of children living on the streeets are increasing and the only way to reduce this is by advocating for family planning.

If you are named a winner of 120 under 40, how will you use this new platform and the $1000 grant to advance your work? :

I will use the grant to train women in a particular rural community on family planning.

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