Keeping Up with the Kohorts: 2020

Joining the Anzisha Prize is just a part of these Very Young Entrepreneurs journey, here's what the 2020 fellows have been up to.

2020

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Omonlola Loïs Aniambossou

Omonlola Loïs Aniambossou is the founder of Abiathar Services, a Benin based venture that offers installation, monitoring and repair services for owners of electrical appliances such as air conditioners, refrigerators and surveillance cameras.

Abdul Dumbuya

Concerned Generation Network is a social enterprise geared towards the sustainable production, and packaging of ginger into ginger consumables. The business model dedicates 25% of revenue generated from the sale of ginger powder to supporting community schools and educational projects.

Wilfred Chege

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 Sarr

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.

Benjamin Mushayija Gisa

When Benjamin was 16, his mother developed multiple chronic illnesses, one of which being diabetes. His mother required a change in diet to products such as honey. Apart from these products being expensive and unaffordable, it was also hard to find natural ones, especially pure honey. This motivated Benjamin to find a way to help his mother and many other people in his community to get pure honey.

David Denis

David's approach has always been to create localized solutions to problems in his hometown. After winning Young Scientists Tanzania in 2018, David was able to found CutOff_Recycle, an enterprise that recycles human hair waste into agri-products.