Author Archive: Anzisha Team
A whopping 148 young Nigerians applied for the 2015 Anzisha Prize this year – by far the most number of entries from any country. Here is a taste of some of the applicants.
This year, there are also a number of strong women candidates for the Anzisha Prize who are defining their place in the world of social entrepreneurship. Here is a sample of them.
This year saw a record number of applicants involved in farming. While a panel of reviewers are still evaluating entries, here is a sample of some of the young applicants operating within the agriculture sector.
Africa’s top young entrepreneur shares what it was like to meet the Queen and his plans for his social enterprise.
“The reason why I am an entrepreneur is because I believe that entrepreneurship is a problem solving tool that can spur social, economic and environmental change within out continent.”
Anzisha Fellows have access to some of the best educators and coaches in the world for young entrepreneurs.
The initiative will see 40 entrepreneurs receive professional business consultation services this year.
Entrepreneurship is challenging, and even more so in Africa. Here are tips from some leading young innovators on the continent.
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.