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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 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.
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.
Matina is the co-founder & CEO of Sayna– an innovative digital school in Madagascar. Her love for education and entrepreneurship was developed from her mom, who is also involved in the education sector who encouraged Matina to pursue her dreams.
Mahlatse Matlakana hails from Arrie village in Limpopo, South Africa. Her entrepreneurial journey began early when she started working on farms to support her family. After her matric, she took a gap year after registering to study law to focus on her passion for farming