Anzisha Fellows


Since 2011, the Anzisha Prize has selected Fellows from across the continent who are doing amazing things in every sector. In these online profiles, you can see what they were up to when we found them, and read articles that track how they and their businesses or social ventures have evolved. This network of entrepreneurs is a key driver of future economic growth and shining example of the power of youth in Africa.

Asha Abbas


Tanzania, 2016

Aurateen provides counseling services both online and in person, and works with medical practitioners and youth experts to educate about STDs.

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Benedict Kusi Ampofo

Project Kiriku

Ghana, 2016

Project KIRIKU, a demonstration farm, is designed to create sustainable agricultural communities to minimize poverty by providing requisite skills, knowledge, and innovative technology, helping participating farmers and youth improve their agricultural yield through practice based learning.

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Andrew Ddembe

Heart for the Hurt

Uganda, 2016

Andrew Ddembe is the Founder for Heart for the hunt. He is a serial entrepreneur who manages a seasonality of businesses in Textile making, Restaurants, and Coffee production.

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Ifrah Arab


Kenya, 2016

Founder and C.E.O of Supermom, a venture that aims to close market gap for last-mile distribution to low-income individuals by empowering and enabling women in communities to create a door-to-door distribution network in order to improve livelihoods.

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Issam Darui

Morocco, 2016 is the first electronic bus station in Morocco, available in 10 languages and 25 currencies, established to provide services to travel cleverly for the first time in Morocco, providing schedules to over 150 destinations including tourist destinations.

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Geoffrey Mulei


Kenya, 2016

20 year old Geoffrey Mulei is founder of INKISHA: a startup designed to increase access to eco-friendly packaging among African consumers by partnering with advertisers and innovative brands.

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N’guessan Koffi Jacques Olivier

Yaletite Entrepreneurship Group CI

YCote d'Ivoire, 2016

Founder of The Yaletite Entrepreneurship Group CI, an agricultural group with the aim of producing and selling food crops for profit, locating subsidies for students with disabilities, and mobilizing youth for agricultural employment.

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Yaye Souadou Fall


Senegal, 2016

President of E-cover, a venture that repurposes waste by recycling tires to produce more useful items like shoe soles, roads and even coverings for swimming pools; serving the society and environment.

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Heritiaina Randriamananatahina


Madagascar, 2016

Founded FIOMBONANA, an agro-processing enterprise that manufactures dairy products and confectioneries using only Madagascan raw materials, employing farmers and providing local job opportunities.

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Aly Abdelazam

Teens Club

Egypt, 2016

20 year old Aly is founder of Teens Club, a youth empowerment organization. Teens Club provides teenagers with a platform to develop themselves professionally by linking them up with experts, improving their skillsets, and providing a safe space for the expression of opinions and talents.

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Faustino Quissico

TQ Group Services

Mozambique, 2016

22 year old Faustino is founder of TQ Group Services, a construction company which makes hard wood floors using raw local materials sourced from Mozambique. The company currently employs 13 people.

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Lamine Chamsiya

E3D Cosmetique

Niger, 2016

Lamine is co-founder of E3D Cosmetique, a manufacturing company of a range of skincare and haircare products such as the Bio Neem products which protect against mosquitoes and parasites, and helps one to maintain healthy skin.

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