Entrepreneur Stories

Read about our fellows and the growth of their ventures as covered by the Anzisha Team.

Young CEO invents navigational technology for the blind

January 23rd, 2014 by

Twenty-two-year-old Khaled Shady is the Egyptian entrepreneur behind Mubser, an invention that assists the blind and visually impaired to identify and navigate around everyday objects….

21-year-old Tanzanian talks about her soap manufacturing business

January 16th, 2014 by

Twenty-one-year-old Domitila Silayo is the founder of Jatropha Soap Production in Tanzania, which produces handmade soap with medicinal uses. Domitila Silayo The idea of producing…

How Cape Town-based Funda wants to change the way we learn

December 19th, 2013 by

Just a few hours before I sat down for an interview with Kola Olajide, his company Funda signed a US$100,000 deal with a top university…

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

December 12th, 2013 by

Laetitia Mukungu is not your average teenager.

Putting the Ease in Finding Property (TheNewAfrica.info)

December 8th, 2013 by

Malawian entrepreneur Gonjetso Moses Chinyama is just 21 years old, yet he already founded his own company. With the online platform Pakwathu he wants to make the…

Malawi-based entrepreneur has big plans for property listing site Pakwathu

December 4th, 2013 by

Gonjetso Chinyama is a young entrepreneur based in Malawi. His advice to other budding entrepreneurs is to not be afraid of failure.

Malawian included in Top 25 young entrepreneurs from around Africa

July 11th, 2013 by

The Malawi Voice covered Gonjetso’s inclusion in our Semi-Finalist round in 2013. Read the full article here.

Anzisha Fellow Amr takes the stage Youth@Work

February 16th, 2012 by

Anzisha Fellow Amr takes the stage at the Youth@Work Conference