Keeping Up with the Kohorts: 2016

Joining the Anzisha Prize is just a part of these Very Young Entrepreneurs journey, here's what the 2016 fellows have been up to.

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2016

Heritiaina Randriamananatahina

Founded FIOMBONANA, an agro-processing enterprise that manufactures dairy products and confectioneries using only Madagascan raw materials, employing farmers and providing local job opportunities.

Lamine Chamsiya

Lamine is co-founder of E3D Cosmetique, a manufacturing company of a range of skincare and haircare products such as the Bio Neem products which protect against mosquitoes and parasites, and helps one to maintain healthy skin.

Andrew Ddembe

Andrew Ddembe is the Founder for Heart for the hunt. He is a serial entrepreneur who manages a seasonality of businesses in Textile making, Restaurants, and Coffee production.

Geoffrey Mulei

20 year old Geoffrey Mulei is founder of INKISHA: a startup designed to increase access to eco-friendly packaging among African consumers by partnering with advertisers and innovative brands.

Issam Darui

Lagare.ma is the first electronic bus station in Morocco, available in 10 languages and 25 currencies, established to provide services to travel cleverly for the first time in Morocco, providing schedules to over 150 destinations including tourist destinations.

Aly Abdelazam

20 year old Aly is founder of Teens Club, a youth empowerment organization. Teens Club provides teenagers with a platform to develop themselves professionally by linking them up with experts, improving their skillsets, and providing a safe space for the expression of opinions and talents.