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.
Africa Rabbit Centre
Laetitia Mukungu is the founder of the Africa Rabbit Centre, based in Kenya, a cooperative organization that raises and sells rabbits, their fur, and their waste products profitably in order to help local women pay for their childrens’ educational needs.
Guardian Angels Company
Naledi Mosweu is the founder of Guardian Angels Co., an award-winning company that produces, markets, and sells a line of solid, alcohol-free perfumes for both men and women across Botswana, the African continent, and potentially worldwide.
Amr Sobhy is the founder of Zabatak, a program that aggregates crime reports from ordinary citizens across Cairo and maps criminal activity, to help both citizens and the authorities identify criminal hotspots in the city, making the city safer for all inhabitants.
Women’s Micro Credit
Antoinette Furaha created a profitable sugar cane vending business in her refugee camp with an initial investment capital of $1, and also operates a micro credit facility, Women’s Micro Credit, enabling her community to grow their businesses.