• Henry Mascot

    Curacel is Addressing Insurance Inclusion in Africa Through Technology

    As of 2019, Africa’s aggregate insurance penetration rate was only 2.78%, compared to the global average insurance penetration rate of 7.23%. This low penetration and adoption of insurance in Africa led Henry Mascot, 2017 TEF Alumnni, to establish Curacel to drive insurance inclusion in emerging markets across the continent. Curacel Systems, an AI-powered claims management …

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  • Kofoworola Oyeleye

    Iyin Creative Is Preserving And Promoting Africa’s Rich Cultural Heritage

    In Nigeria today, priority is placed more on teaching children in English language, as it is the lingua franca of the country. However, this automatically creates a challenge as these children grow into adults who are unable to speak their local dialects and know very little about their cultural heritage. Iyin Creative, an innovative animation …

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  • Olivia Onyemaobi

    Pad-Up Creations is Revolutionising Menstrual Hygiene Management in Africa

    A recent study by UNESCO shows that in Africa, one in every 10 girls misses school when menstruating, mostly because of the inability to afford menstrual products. This has a significant impact on their education and general quality of lives as young girls. Olivia Onyemaobi, 2016 TEF Alumna, is addressing this issue through her business, …

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  • Chibuike Goodnews

    Dochase Is Fast Becoming Africa’s Digital Advertising Backbone

    What had initially started as a sheer love for computing for the fresh University graduate, Chibuike Goodnews, 2015 TEF Alumni and CEO, Dochase, has since grown to become a pan-African data and internet company that facilitates connection between businesses and customers and connects everyday people with products they love, need, and want. Dochase is a …

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  • Edward Neequaye

    Built Accounting Has Impacted Over 5,000 African Businesses

    When asked about his motivation behind the establishment of Built Accounting, 2018 TEF Alumna and Co-founder, Edward Neequaye narrated the story of how he had encountered a large number of young people outside a betting company in a small village of Karaga, in the Northern region of Ghana. “What if these youth can be trained …

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  • Nkem Okocha

    Mama Moni Is Closing The Credit Gap For Low-Income Women

    Nkem Okocha, 2015 TEF Alumnae and Founder of Mama Moni, grew up with a widowed mother who had to raise four children singlehandedly, with no vocational skill or source of income. Living through a childhood where feeding and access to education were major challenges for her family, she was inspired to empower the poor women …

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  • Dare Odumade

    Chekkit Advances In Its Mission To Protect Africa Against Food And Drug Counterfeits

    Africa is currently battling a drug and food counterfeit menace. The World Health Organisation (WHO) released a report that reveals that between 64,000 and 158,000 people die from counterfeit anti-malarial drugs in sub-Saharan Africa per year. Dare Odumade, 2019 TEF Alumna co-founded Chekkit to address this worrisome challenge that plagues the continent. Chekkit is a …

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  • Constant

    Constant Ayihounoun Is Popularising Ecological Agriculture In Benin

    2019 TEF Alumni, Constant Ayihounoun, is on a mission to raise awareness of sustainable production techniques in his home country Benin republic, through training, production, and distribution of organic agricultural inputs by his company, Agreco. Agreco is a company that produces organic fertilizers and pesticides and sells them to agricultural cooperatives and green spaces. Unlike …

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  • Wecyclers Promotes Sustainability With 7 New Franchisees

    Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola, a 2012 TEF Alumni, co-founded Wecyclers in the same year, with one mission in mind – to build a sustainable and viable business model that helps the poor communities of Lagos reclaim their neighbourhoods from the scourge of pollution and waste. To further advance in this mission, Bilikiss and her team have recently …

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  • Chioma Ifeanyi Eze

    Chioma Ifeanyi Eze, Has Created Nigeria’s Accounting Factory

    A major challenge faced by SMEs in Nigeria is accessing accounting services at an affordable rate. Chioma Ifeanyi Eze, 2016 TEF Alumnae, spotted this gap, which birthed the launch of her company, AccountingHub. This solution has seen to proving accounting services for over 500 businesses and training of well over 5000 business owners. Launched in …

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