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Anzisha Stories

The Anzisha Prize platform is for for experts to share what works in entrepreneurship education and support across africa. 

Join us in the mission to create the best possible environment for very young entrepreneurs on the continent.

Four promising young businesspeople from African frontier markets

There are some frontier markets in Africa that have only seen one entrepreneur apply for the Anzisha Prize – and we decided to highlight a few.

The young women entrepreneurs looking to champion Africa

While in the past there have been a lot fewer women applicants for the Anzisha Prize than men, history also shows these young women can have a considerable social impact in their communities.

The young Zimbabwean with a free online classroom for students

“When you have a good idea and that burning desire within to bring change, do not let anyone tell you that you can’t do it,” says Farai Munjoma.

Cameroonian puts diabetes to flight with tea manufacturing business

“At first I was doing this just for my mom, but then I realised this could help other people like her in Cameroon, as well as Africa.”

How a 17-year-old started a poultry business in the slums of Dar es Salaam

Sirjeff Dennis was five when he witnessed a neighbour lose her seven-month old son to malnutrition, and it created a passion to fight hunger in his community.

Don’t wait for others to solve your problems, says Ethiopia’s education visionary

“If we don’t stand up for the things that we are passionate about, then who will?”

Meet the young woman with a healthcare service for Nigeria’s low-income families

Here is how Nigerian Blessing Kwomo (20) started her holistic healthcare company that tackles the cause of illness.

Young Ghanaian builds footwear company with a difference

Mabel Suglo shares how her grandmother’s leprosy inspired her to start EcoShoes in Kumasi.

How this 22-year-old aims to shake up online shopping in Cameroon

Fabrice Alomo is the Cameroonian entrepreneur behind an innovative business that aims to solve many of the challenges surrounding online shopping in his country.

Young Tanzanian switching on rural areas with solar energy

‘Electricity supply is really important for the development of a country. Without electricity, New York or Johannesburg would just be villages.’

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