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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.

How a 17-year-old started a poultry business in the slums of Dar es Salaam

Sirjeff Dennis was five when he witnessed a neighbour lose her seven-month old son to malnutrition, and it created a passion to fight hunger in his community.

Young Tanzanian switching on rural areas with solar energy

‘Electricity supply is really important for the development of a country. Without electricity, New York or Johannesburg would just be villages.’

How David Mwendele is making money to fund his youth charity

Tanzanian social entrepreneur David Mwendele was born into a poor family, lived on the streets when his parents separated and was eventually taken in by an orphanage and sponsored to go to school.

How Freddie the Dreamer introduced technology in rural Tanzania

Tanzanian entrepreneur Frederick Swai says that in his rural village in the Mbeya region, “almost 90% of the youth know how to use computers”, thanks to the training centre he started five years ago.

21-year-old Tanzanian talks about her soap manufacturing business

Twenty-one-year-old Domitila Silayo is the founder of Jatropha Soap Production in Tanzania, which produces handmade soap with medicinal uses. Domitila Silayo The idea of producing Jatropha soap came to her…

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