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Experience The Anzisha Effect: Our New Portal for Supporters of Very Young Entrepreneurs

Proving that ALA – and it’s various programs – are ever-expanding, we are proud to announce the launch of a portal dedicated to parents, teachers, investors and the supporters of very young…

January Newsletter: Future Forward – Takeaways from 2017

Welcome to 2018! African Leadership Academy kicked off the year with optimism through our annual Africa Land of Opportunities Day (ALOO) event. In their thank you letter to their fellow students, the…

Increasing access to funding opportunities for young women entrepreneurs: How we do it at the Anzisha Prize

Melissa Mbazo, Program Manager for the Anzisha Prize, is an emerging expert in the field of social sector prize design and access. She shares the team’s effective Blueprint for increasing…

Welcome to the (NEW) ALA Newsletter

Welcome to the (new!) newsletter from African Leadership Academy (ALA). This is the first in a regular monthly update we hope you will find interesting, informative and very much worth…

INSIGHT: How Africa’s Youth are Rising to Meet the Continent’s Socio-economic Challenges

“By 2035 Africa will have the largest youth workforce in the world. It is the young entrepreneurs that will address the employment gap.” – Fred Swaniker, ALA founder It’s no…

10 Funding Opportunities Young Entrepreneurs Can Apply for Now

Struggling to make a start of that surefire venture of yours? If you’re desperate to launch your own business but just don’t have the available funds, help is at hand….

Benefits of Honing Your Entrepreneurial Skills as a Student

Did you know that Steve Jobs left university and founded Apple in his twenties? Or that Mark Zuckerberg started Facebook while he was an undergraduate at Harvard? Honing your entrepreneurial…

Funding Opportunities for Young African Entrepreneurs

Getting a venture off the ground or growing an existing business as a young entrepreneur can be difficult: raising capital without a solid credit history or having valuable assets to…