• 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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    Playing the Long Game: An Africa Beyond Aid

    Africa’s population, which currently has the majority between 15 and 24, is expected to double by 2045 according to the African Development Bank, a partner of the Tony Elumelu Foundation. To mitigate the effects of this, the continent will need to create more jobs, policies and implementation plans that will allow for a more competitive …

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  • Taking the Leap into Entrepreneurship

    with Botswana entrepreneur Nametso Matlhaga Every entrepreneur is familiar with the feeling of trepidation just before taking the leap to begin a new business or become an entrepreneur: Do I have what it takes? Is it worth it? How do I start? Getting through this stage usually requires validating ideas and exploring to understand more …

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    PREVISUALIZAR  O Programa de Empreendedorismo da Fundação Tony Elumelu é um compromisso de 100 milhões de dólares assumido pela família Elumelu para capacitar 10.000 empresários africanos durante um período de 10 anos, formação, orientação e financiamento. O objetivo é criar pelo menos um milhão de empregos e contribuir com mais de 10mil milhões de dólares em receitas para a economia africana.   Através do seu principal Programa de Empreendedorismo, a Fundação capacita os empreendedores africanos e o ecossistema de empreendedorismo em 54 países africanos. O currículo de formação TEF foi projetado para segmentar empreendedores com base na capacidade e …

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  • Tony Elumelu and Ambassador Daniel Bertrand

    Belgium Confers Highest National Honour on African Philanthropist, Tony Elumelu

    The Kingdom of Belgium has conferred the honorary distinction of Officer in the Order of Leopold, the country’s oldest and most important National Honour, on Africa’s leading investor and philanthropist, Tony O. Elumelu, CON, in recognition of his commitment to poverty eradication and the economic empowerment of young Africans. The Ambassador of Belgium to Nigeria, …

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    Programme d’Entrepreneuriat TEF-PNUD au Mali (À quoi s’attendre)

    This youth empowerment initiative forms part of the broader Tony Elumelu Foundation-UNDP Entrepreneurship Programme, launched in 2019 to support 100,000 entrepreneurs across Africa.

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  • TEF Entrepreneur, Barbara Kamba-Nyathi named Amahle Magazine Most Influential Woman in Zimbabwe.

    Barbara Kamba-Nyathi is an author, social psychologist, inspirational speaker, mediator, poet, entrepreneur, and lifestyle and wellness coach. She is a two-time TEDx speaker and the co-founder and CEO of Bold Dialogue Investments P/L, an organisation that aims to empower, inspire and guide women to become the best versions of themselves. Bold Dialogue creates an atmosphere …

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  • ANÚNCIO CORPORATIVO: Fundação Tony Elumelu adia o Programa de Empreendedorismo TEF 2020 e o Fórum TEF até 2021

    French | Arabic | Portuguese Em resposta à atual crise resultante da pandemia de coronavírus, a filantropia africana focada no empreendedorismo, a Fundação Tony Elumelu, anunciou a difícil decisão de adiar a 6ª edição de seu Programa de Empreendedorismo e o Fórum do TEF até 2021. Dada a importância primordial de  saúde e segurança pública, infelizmente esse é o …

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  • Chaka Ng’ambi is Preventing Food Insecurity in Zambia

    CHAKA NG’AMBI TEF Alumni 2015 Zambia     This is My Story My sister and I were raised by my grandparents in a small family in the Serenje district of Zambia. My mother had passed away when I was barely 5 years old and my sister and I did not get along with my stepmother. …

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  • Prioritise Technology and Gender Equality to Create Economic Opportunities for the African Youth – Elumelu Urges World Leaders in France

    On Wednesday May 16, Tony Elumelu, Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation joined global leaders at the Tech for Good Summit 2019 in France at the invitation of President of France, H.E Emmanuel Macron, to discuss two themes that are pertinent to him: technology as a tool for economic transformation and gender equality. Elumelu’s contribution …

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