Very Young Entrepreneurs

5 young leaders impacting over 12000* lives

The power of one  22-year-old Vanessa Ishimwe is the only one in her family to have completed high school. She did not understand why...
Sihle Magubane
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Where does the fourth industrial revolution leave very young …

In this interactive presentation we explore the level to which the industrialization agenda aligns with both the industries and capabilities of very young entrepreneurs...
Sihle Magubane
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Dreams Constrained by Capital: Nozipho Mbwanja’s insights into …

Award-winning broadcaster Nozipho Mbwanja, winner of the Anzisha Prize’s 2017 Media Award, has gained renown as an advocate for the inclusion of youth and women...
Sihle Magubane
4 min read

ALA Learning Brief: Very Young Entrepreneurs

This inaugural ALA Learning Brief shares emergent learning from African Leadership Academy (ALA) regarding outcomes of our programs on entrepreneurship training for African youth,...
josh
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BUILD-in-a-Box Report: A Replicable Model for Youth-led Learning

African Leadership Academy (ALA) aims to create a pipeline of leaders for Africa through entrepreneurial leadership. ALA students undergo a two-year educational program that...
Anzisha Team
1 min read

How these young African businesspeople boost profits through value …

Here are five young entrepreneurs who are gaining a greater share of the value chain through manufacturing and processing activities.
Anzisha Team
3 min read

Meet four young business people pursuing their passions in …

A whopping 148 young Nigerians applied for the 2015 Anzisha Prize this year – by far the most number of entries from any country....
Anzisha Team
2 min read

The Anzisha Prize: Combating the challenges facing young entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs in Africa typically face a wide variety of challenges, most notably access to finances, investor confidence and lack of infrastructure. But for the...
josh
3 min read