The polo cum tech enthusiast Khalil Halilu is paving the way for the Nigerian youth with his visionary ideas. He is immersed in technology and uses it to work for the welfare and prosperity of the African community. As he continues providing innovative and sustainable solutions, he localizes the African market while creating a safe space for aspiring youth.
Khalil is an astute entrepreneur, and his attention to detail has provided outstanding solutions by empowering individuals in the business sector. He is making giant strides in the African community through fresh and innovative ideas with the help of sustainable technology. His perseverance, gratification, and ability to maintain relationships have made him one-of-a-kind.
The passion he shares for tech development, social innovation, and polo cultivates a healthy lifestyle and thought process. The founder of ShapShap and The CANs pays frequent visits to the polo ground to let off some steam. KSH is a living example that one can submerge themselves to work for the well-being of others while partaking in their favorite activities. He is a huge polo enthusiast and has participated in many events that enable him to practice his talent.
From a very young age, Khalil was driven by the motivation to work for something far larger than what was offered. Kano, his hometown, bore many “prominent and prosperous African entrepreneurs,” and KSH is set to become the next one on the list. He took inspiration from several of these notable figures and projected his own set of ideas to help the African community.
Khalil’s contribution to African tech development speaks volumes with the creation of ShapShap which was among the two Nigerian startups to enter the prestigious GITEX Supernova Challenge Pitch Competition 2022 and finally win the trophy in the Mobility and Logistics Innovation category. On receiving the prize money of $8000, Khalil reaffirmed his promise of empowering Nigeria with new tech solutions and bringing positive change to the country.
Behind the polo shirt is a man whose prowess shines with his unwavering passion for doing better. Khalil founded not only ShapShap but is also the founder of a non-profit organization, CWCD Africa.
The CWCD Africa is a center that works to provide civic, citizen welfare, and community development. Passionate about making a nationwide impact by promoting peace and security with the assistance of technology, promoting future dreams, and turning them into reality. Khalil’s non-profit organization has opened numerous ventures, such as The CANs, Zabe, and Unsub, companies driven by the mission to make a difference.
With The CANs, Khalil embodied Franklin D. Roosevelt’s belief in building the youth for the future. In doing so, the polo enthusiast not only introduces technological refinements in Africa but also compels the youth to channel their inner drive. The CANs has introduced various programs and unleashed CANs Park, a place for youngsters to brainstorm their ideas.
KSH believes that one should create their own opportunities instead of looking for one and has achieved success walking his talk. He is tuning in on his passion for technology, polo, and social innovation while carrying the African business narrative forward. And if you are wondering how he manages to maintain a balance between all this, check out Khalil’s Instagram and get acquainted with his daily activities.