Tag Archives: Success 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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  • Olasupo Abideen

    Olasupo Abideen Is Changing How Africans Access Cooking Gas

    Olasupo Abideen grew up watching his mother run several businesses. At the time, she was a local trader who sold soft drinks (amongst other provisions) and managed an alternative drugstore that catered to their immediate community. It was this proximity to that enterprising spirit, sometimes manning his mother’s shops, procuring inventory, managing finances, and even …

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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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  • Rosemary Obi

    Rosemary Obi, TEF Alumna, To Empower 10,000 Women By 2025

    Fuelled by a strong desire to give back to the society, in 2018, Rosemary Obi, Co-founder, ReneAfrik Designery LTD, kicked off her ‘Empower 1000 women’ Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative for her business. At its inception, the goal with this initiative was simple yet important: empower 1000 women through free trainings in makeup, baking, tye …

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  • Njavwa Mutambo, Tony Elumelu Entrepreneur

    Success Stories with Njavwa Mutambo

    In Zambia, 21-year-old entrepreneur Njavwa Mutambo co-founded a logistics startup with the help of the Tony Elumelu Foundation and incubator BongoHive I kind of have a unique history, I like to believe. I was born on Friday the 13th. My father passed away when I was three and my mum when I was seven, so my whole life I have lived …

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  • Success Stories with Agboneni Osazoduwa of Neni’s Autocare

    Nearly a decade ago, Osazoduwa Agboneni got a fancy job as a Maintenance Engineer with a popular telecoms company in Lagos, just a couple of years after graduating from the University of Benin. Even as she worked with vigour while enjoying the perks of her job, Neni’s inner entrepreneurial spirit craved more. In between work …

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  • Success Story with Rodrigue Tusse

    On this week’s episode of Winning Wednesday, we caught up with one of our entrepreneurs, Rodrigue Tusse from South Africa. Rodrigue is the CEO of inGLOB, a uniquely African people-powered media platform that sources substantive and high-quality content directly from creators, and distributes it to readers across the Web via multiple channels. inGLOB gives content creators unprecedented access …

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