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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.

Senegalese Woman Entrepreneur Transforms Trash to Treasure

Overwhelming scientific evidence shows that climate change has been created by mankind. Unfortunately, the poor global south, including Africa, will bear the brunt of the climate change effects, notably political and…

Young Ghanaian builds footwear company with a difference

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

Five young Africans using business to clean up the environment

A sample of some of the 2015 Anzisha Prize applicants who are operating within the renewable energy and recycling space.

Green energy entrepreneur talks conquering fear and building a strong team

“The reason why I am an entrepreneur is because I believe that entrepreneurship is a problem solving tool that can spur social, economic and environmental change within out continent.”

Young art entrepreneur on not giving up and making herself ‘useful’

“My parents would always say: ‘Chi, your destiny is in your own hands – if you want to be somebody in life, make yourself useful.'”

Why a 15 year old decided to build bikes from bamboo in Ghana

“It’s so sad and so serious that a common toothpick in my country has to be imported from other countries,” said Winifred Selby.

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