Wilfred has always been passionate about entrepreneurship. In secondary school, Wilfred joined a club run by Junior Achievement Kenya. The club focused on generating viable business ideas and testing them. This is where he generated the idea of Shulemall, the first student-specific online shopping mall in Kenya with direct delivery to school or home.
Saly has had an entrepreneurial spirit since her early childhood. When she and her brother were younger, they started a small business making and selling different sorts of small objects to relatives and neighbours. Her insatiable passion for entrepreneurship has led her to create SallyMaa Shoes.
Mahlatse Matlakana hails from Arrie village in Limpopo, South Africa. Her entrepreneurial journey began early when she started working on farms to support her family. After her matric, she took a gap year after registering to study law to focus on her passion for farming
Joshua Adabie Armah
Popking Ghana Limited
Joshua was inspired by his mother, who has an orphanage taking care of over 6000 people with little to no financial support. This drove him towards entrepreneurship -as he saw his mother making an impact and believed that he too could make an impact.
Ian Khonje Food Processors (IKFP)
Ian Khonje is the founder of IKFP, a Malawi based food processing company whose main objective is to annihilate the seasonality of food products by providing innovative food processing solutions that allow consumers to enjoy food products throughout the year.