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.

Benedicte Mundele

Surprise Tropicale

Congo, 2014

Meet Benedicte, a young Congolese woman who wanted to promote a healthy lifestyle in her community, She started Surprise Tropicale, now a canteen service by simply serving a healthy breakfast to her association members.

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Noah Walakira

Namirembe Sweater Makers

Uganda, 2014

Meet Noah, a young ugandan man, eager to tackle the growing unemployment rate in his community. He formed Namirembe Sweater Makers,to not only solve this issue in his environ but those around him.

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Donald Bambara

Green Act

Burkina Faso, 2013

Donald Bambara is a sustainability consultant with a relevant experience in the development sector. His areas of focus are Sustainable Development Education, Environmental Impact Assessments,…

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Sam Kodo

LC-COM (Low cost-Computer)/ Infinite Loop

Togo, 2014

Meet Sam, a young man from Togo with a knack for building IT gadgets. With personal computers still a luxury in Togo, he sought to build an alternative.

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Winnifred Selby

Ghana Bamboo Bikes Initiative

Ghana, 2014

Meet Winnifred, at 15 years old co-founded Ghana Bamboo Bikes Intiative in an effort to address unemployment and environment degradation through effective use of local resources.

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Gabriel Kombassere

Ribla Neda

YCote d'Ivoire, 2014

Meet Gabriel, a young Ivorian man who’s community poverty situation inspired him to make a difference. He founded Ribla Neda, a student run farming organisation that cultivates basic staple food.

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Alain Nteff

Gifted Mom

Cameroon, 2014

Meet Nteff, alarmed by the high new born and pregnant women death rate in his community , this Cameroonian developed giftedMom, a mobile app to help these women calculate their due dates.

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Chineye Okoro Onu

Mosaicspiration Project

Ghana, 2014

Meet Chineye, her passion for art and the environment stirred up a desire to create a space where she could teach fellow students how to create great art pieces using what others deemed as trash.

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Jeffrey Mulaudzi

Mulaudzi Bike Tours

South Africa, 2014

Meet Jeff, a young man who at the height of the 2010 World Cup, started Mulaudzi Bike Tours. All with the hope to nullify the misconceptions about his township – Alexandra.

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Thato Kgatlhanye

Repurpose Schoolbags

South Africa, 2014

Meet Thato, founder of Repurpose Schoolbags. She designs school bags from up-cyled plastic bags, integrating solar technology that charges during the day and transforms into light for learners to study after dark.

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Chukwuwezam Obanor

Prepclass

Nigeria, 2014

Meet Chukwuwezam, a young man from Nigeria and lover of all things tech. He built Prepclass, an online platform to aid high school students in revision for national exams.

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Tom Osborn

Greenchar

Kenya, 2014

Meet Tom, founder of Greenchar a clean energy project. He saw what deforestration had done to his community and country at large and wanted to make a difference.

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