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The initiative will see 40 entrepreneurs receive professional business consultation services this year.
“My parents would always say: ‘Chi, your destiny is in your own hands – if you want to be somebody in life, make yourself useful.'”
Entrepreneurs need to be honest and realistic about their strengths and weaknesses.
Ugandan Noah Walakira was just 14 when he started Namirembe Sweater Makers, a community-based organisation that started off by manufacturing knitted jerseys for schools in Kampala.
With the deadline for 2015 Anzisha Prize applications fast approaching, past finalists want to encourage entries for this year, and shared how they have benefited.
“I look for someone who is passionate about their business or cause. Despite their limitations they have a tenacious spirit and a can do attitude. They have a vision for themselves for the future accompanied by a good idea,” says Naadiya Moosajee, co-founder of SAWomEng in South Africa.
“I think my application was noticed because I was able to demonstrate traction and I was clear as much as possible,” says Temitayo Olufuwa, founder of Jobs In Nigeria.
“It’s so sad and so serious that a common toothpick in my country has to be imported from other countries,” said Winifred Selby.
Os empreendedores mais jovens de África podem ganhar 75 000 $ ao candidatarem-se ao Prémio Anzisha de 2015
Após o sucesso inicial, o Prémio Anzisha está em expansão para dar mais apoio a jovens empreendedores e organizações associadas de modo a impulsionar o crescimento económico pan-africano até 2020.
Les jeunes entrepreneurs africains ont une chance de gagner 75 000 $ en participant au Prix Anzisha 2015
Après son succès initial, le Prix Anzisha se prolonge jusqu’en 2020 pour renforcer son soutien aux jeunes entrepreneurs et aux organisations partenaires afin de dynamiser la croissance économique panafricaine.