Student, Federal University of Technology Owerri
Chukwuma Aroh is a freelance writer, orator and the Founder/CEO of X-comics. He was born and resides in Nigeria. He is currently studying Civil Engineering at the Federal University of Technology Owerri, Nigeria. Chukwuma started X-comics in December 2018 with the aim of providing visual and exciting comic textbooks for students in primary and middle schools in Nigeria. These would set to reduce the poor reading culture and provide a perfect learning material for dyslexics and struggling readers. This singular vision has earned him several recognitions like; 2019 Anzisha Prize Top 60 startups in Africa, Startup Nigeria top 10 startups in Southeast Nigeria alongside cash awards.
Chukwuma started his volunteering journey at the Students for the Advancement of Global Entrepreneurship (SAGE) Community. Together with his team, he pitched his business solutions at the 2015 SAGE World Cup held at South Korea and emerged World Champions. The role they played in helping the educational, and social sector through several community outreach projects earned them an Award of Excellence from the Ambassador of Nigeria in South Korea and a Presidential recognition. He joined the ENACTUS community in his university and is currently leading projects with the aim of helping out-of-school children gain basic education and life-long skills and also provide needed learning amenities to lacking schools. He aspires to leverage on modern technology to provide a better learning experience for students and dyslexics.