Author Archive: Anzisha Team
While in the past there have been a lot fewer women applicants for the Anzisha Prize than men, history also shows these young women can have a considerable social impact in their communities.
Doing business in Africa is an exciting experience. However, in order to start and run a business effectively, one has to have specific, relevant and…
Only 12 Fellows are selected each year and become lifelong members of the Anzisha network, with access to a web of business leaders, investors and networking opportunities.
“When you have a good idea and that burning desire within to bring change, do not let anyone tell you that you can’t do it,” says Farai Munjoma.
“At first I was doing this just for my mom, but then I realised this could help other people like her in Cameroon, as well as Africa.”
Anzisha Prize increases award to $100,000 and adds $7,500 fellowship; 2016 applications and nominations now open
After five years of success, the Anzisha Prize is investing further to find, celebrate and expand the award to the very youngest entrepreneurs in Africa.
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.
The Anzisha Prize, the premier award for Africa’s best young entrepreneurs, this week published the Anzisha Youth Entrepreneurship Survey 2016, which provides a snapshot of the realities facing young entrepreneurs in Africa.
“If we don’t stand up for the things that we are passionate about, then who will?”
Here is how Nigerian Blessing Kwomo (20) started her holistic healthcare company that tackles the cause of illness.