Our Impact

ALA's growing network of young leaders is catalyzing transformative change on the African continent and beyond

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735 young leaders in the ALA network representing 45 countries in Africa are catalyzing transformative change on the African continent.

Their average age is 21.

Meet ALA’s young leaders

131 profit and nonprofit ventures founded by ALA students and alumni thrive in 21 countries across the continent, creating 253 quality jobs and impacting 6 million stakeholders through their work.

View some of ALA’s student ventures

128 leading universities across the globe are attended by ALA alumni across the globe where ALA students have collectively accepted over $74m in university scholarship aid.

View ALA's college placement list

624 internships have been completed by ALA students and graduates in 26 African countries through ALA’s unique Careers and Internships program. 69% of the job placements of our first two cohorts of university graduates are on the African continent.

Learn about ALA's Africa Careers Network

ALA’s Anzisha prize, a premier award for young African entrepreneurs, has recognized and awarded 45 entrepreneurs from 15 countries across the continent. These young entrepreneurs have collectively received over $385,000 in cash prizes to invest in their ventures.

Learn about ALA's Anzisha Prize