Alumni stories

  • Binti Mwallau

    Meet the Entrepreneur Connecting Kenyans to Healthy food

    When Binti Mwallau started Hasanat Ventures, her dairy processing company in Kenya, she expected some resistance from her peers in an industry dominated by men. But she was surprised to run into more skepticism from her customers. Despite her background in finance and biochemistry, many of them questioned her credibility as a woman entrepreneur. Worried …

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  • Lungile Marhungane

    Impact Story: Jeslu Puro Water Pty Ltd

    Full Name: Lungile MarhunganeBusiness Name: Jeslu Puro Water Pty LtdCountry: South AfricaYear of funding: 2021 Growing up in Giyani, Limpopo province in South Africa where water as a basic need is not easily accessible and even when the water is accessible it would not be clean. The problem of lack of access to clean water …

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  • #TEFALUMNICORNER: Rosharon, Making Artisanship an Offshoot for Economic Empowerment

    Today on TEF Alumni Corner, we discuss with one of our entrepreneurs from South Africa, Rosharon Morgan who is an avid engineering practitioner and teacher looking to empower the growing unemployed labour force technically from community to community.  Q: Can you tell us about your business?  A: I am the director of an engineering artisan …

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  • Eric Ade

    #TEFALUMNICORNER: Eric, Creating a Balance in the Commodity Exchange Market

    Today on TEF Alumni Corner, we discuss with one of our entrepreneurs from Ghana, Eric Ade Darku. He is a Technical Farm Producer and Commodity Aggregator who has a lot of experience in the Ghana Commodity Exchange Market becoming one of the leading commercial poultry feed traders in Ghana.  Q: Can you tell us about …

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  • Angele Messa of EduClick Africa

    Angele, 2018 TEF Alumna, created Cameroon’s largest job search engine

    As a child, Angele spent a lot of time away from the classroom due to some health-related issues she faced during her childhood. She relied mostly on her friends and classmates to share their learning materials with her, so she could stay up to date with all that was taught in school. The importance of …

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  • Seton Oluwabukola

    #TEFALUMNICORNER: “The Goal is to Make Nigerian Rice Global”

    Today on TEF Alumni Corner, we discuss with one of our entrepreneurs from Nigeria, Seton Oluwabukola Oyekemi, she is a highly experienced farmer and seasoned trader and she focuses on farming and exporting of a Unique specie of premium rice called the Ofada Rice.  Q: Can you tell us about your business?  A: My Business Name …

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  • Victoria Apedoh

    #TEFALUMNICORNER: Victoria, a Commuter Making Life Easy for Other Commuters

    Join us Today on TEF Alumni Corner, as we speak to one of our entrepreneurs from Ghana, Victoria Apedoh, who is a business owner trying to make commuting across West Africa easy for all.  Q: Can you tell us about your business?  A: My business is called Shuttle Drive. It is an online platform that connects …

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  • Ababacar Samb

    Ababacar, TEF Alumni, is promoting Agro-ecology in Africa through FAEDA

    In 2017, Ababacar Samb, decided to embark on what will eventually become an impactful entrepreneurship journey with a burning desire to provide sustainable solutions to poverty, youth and women’s unemployment and food, insecurity. This led to him establishing Ferme Agro-ecologique Domou Africa (FAEDA), an agricultural business based in his home country, Senegal. FAEDA is built …

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  • Betty Rejay Kariuki

    #TEFALUMNICORNER: Betty, The Pastry Chef Who is Keen About Cake Variants

    Who says you can’t eat your cake and have it?   Join us Today on TEF Alumni Corner, as we speak with a TEF entrepreneur from Kenya, Betty Rejay Kariuki, who’s a refined baker and business Enthusiast.  Q: Can you tell us about your business?  A: The name of my business is Benita Cakes. It is …

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  • Keghtor

    #TEFALUMNICORNER: Keghtor, a Tech Savvy Entrepreneur and Digital Facilitator

    Change is definitely a constant factor in the everyday lives of people and in our society at large. Learning, in today’s changing world is as important as the food we eat for our survival. And as we have it, it has taken a much more contemporary form, far from the traditional models of what it …

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