• Anzisha Prize 2016: Madagascan agropreneur wins $25,000

    Anzisha Prize 2016: Madagascan agropreneur wins $25,0000

    The Anzisha Prize in partnership with African Leadership Academy and The MasterCard Foundation are pleased to announced Heritiaina Randriamananatahina as the winner of this year’s edition of Africa’s premier award for youth entrepreneurship and a grand prize of $25,000. The 22 year-old agriculture entrepreneur from Madagascar is the founder of Fiombonana, an agro-processing enterprise that

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  • Anzisha Prize 2016: 12 finalists emerge

    Anzisha Prize 2016: 12 finalists emerge1

    Anzisha Prize is an African award for young entrepreneurs between 15 and 22 who have developed and implemented innovative solutions to social challenges or started successful businesses within their communities which have created employment opportunities. The 2016 Anzisha Prize finalists were chosen from a pool of 550 entrepreneurs across 32 African countries to compete for

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  • 32 awarded Ashoka, Mastercard Foundation Changemaker Scholars

    32 awarded Ashoka, Mastercard Foundation Changemaker Scholars0

    32 Ashoka Scholars were honoured on Saturday, July 2nd at NECA House, Ikeja Lagos State following their completion of the youth employability innovation course, Future Forward. Future Forward course, an initiative by Ashoka in partnership with MasterCard foundation, is targeted to recognise, educate, equip and empower young individuals in Africa who have exhibited leadership qualities

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