Watch the Anzisha Prize Live on the 22nd and 23rd of October!
Watch the Anzisha Prize Pitch Competition for this year's top 20 Anzisha Prize finalists on the 22nd of October. Be inspired by the impact that very young entrepreneurs are making on the African continent.
About the Anzisha Prize
The Anzisha Application are closed and will open in February 2019.
The Anzisha Program is a partnership between African Leadership Academy and Mastercard Foundation that seeks to fundamentally and significantly increase the number of job generative entrepreneurs in Africa. We believe that a key to doing so is to test, implement and then share models for identifying, training and connecting high potential, very young entrepreneurs (15 to 22 year olds) so that many more organisations have better collective success in creating a pipeline of entrepreneurs with the capabilities for scale.
Successfully raising capital for a new venture is extremely difficult. Initially, friends and family may form a significant component of investment, but approaching more serious…
Young people represent the fastest growing demographic in Africa. Many are already economically active—some motivated by necessity to help their families. With access to the…
Disruptive digital innovation is transforming Africa’s economic potential, creating new target markets and unprecedented consumer choice. So how are Africa’s young entrepreneurs contributing and getting…
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.
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.