Author Archive: Anzisha Team

Women lag in youth entrepreneurship in Africa

May 8th, 2014 by

Over two-thirds of applications for the 2014 Anzisha Prize were by men.

How David Mwendele is making money to fund his youth charity

April 16th, 2014 by

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

April 7th, 2014 by

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.

How Laetitia Mukungu started her own farming business at the age of 14

December 12th, 2013 by

Laetitia Mukungu is not your average teenager.

Eight thoughts on growing your business from five to 50 people

November 28th, 2013 by

You’ve been nurturing your startup for a few years. You’ve established that there is a demand for your product or service, but now you need to grow the business.