Keeping Up with the Kohorts: 2015

Joining the Anzisha Prize is just a part of these Very Young Entrepreneurs journey, here's what the 2015 fellows have been up to.

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Mabel Suglo

Meet Mabel Suglo, founder of Echo Shoes, foot-wear business specializing in designing and making shoes from recycled materials, producing 30 pairs of shoes a month, and engaging persons with disabilities in the production process.

Farai Munjoma

Meet Farai, whose vision is to see an Africa that is free from poverty, which he believes can only be achieved if business minded individuals take ownership of empowering people.

Chris Kwekowe

Meet Chris Kwekowe,the young technology consultant who has designed and developed dozens of apps over the years, including the award-winning StudyHub EduSuite Pro and OfficeSmart DNS.

Sirjeff Dennis

Meet Sirjeff, founder of Jefren Afgrifriend Ltd. Company which impacts lives through providing access to a variety of agricultural crops with an emphasis on poultry and vegetable farming. Sirjeff seeks to build a healthy Africa with sufficient high-quality food, higher agricultural inputs, and lower imports.

Hidaya Ibrahim

Meet Hidaya Ibrahim, co-founder of Qine Association for Promoting Education Quality, a venture that organizes capacity building activities for students to increase critical thinking and analytical research skills, and convenes sector players for consultation on education quality.

George Mtemahanji

Meet George Mtemahanji, an innovative alternative energy entrepreneur, co-founder of SunSweet Solar, which designs, plans, organizes and bring solar energy to rural Tanzania.