Tag Archives: TEF

  • Innovation and Technology: Catalysts for Africa’s Development

     Empowering African Entrepreneurs through the Tony Elumelu Foundation  Africa, often described as the “Cradle of Humanity,” is a continent teeming with untapped potential, diverse cultures, and a rich history. Over the years, it has faced a myriad of challenges, from political instability to economic disparities. However, one of its most promising aspects is its entrepreneurial …

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  • The Impact of Government Policies in Fostering Entrepreneurship in Africa and the Role of the Tony Elumelu Foundation

    Entrepreneurship is widely recognised as a catalyst for economic growth and development. In Africa, where youth unemployment rates remain high and economic opportunities can be limited, fostering entrepreneurship is not just a goal but a necessity. Government policies play a pivotal role in shaping the entrepreneurial landscape on the continent. This article explores the impact …

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  • Impact Investing: Empowering the Future through Purposeful Capital

    In a world grappling with numerous challenges such as climate change, poverty, and social inequality, we find that traditional business models often fall short in addressing these pressing issues. However, one proven approach is gaining significant traction across the globe – impact investing. This fairly new concept stands at the intersection of financial returns and …

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  • Call for Proposals (RFP) – The Tony Elumelu Foundation (Film Production)

    The Tony Elumelu Foundation is calling for proposals from exceptional film production companies to create an exciting TV commercial that highlights the impact of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, with emphasis on its flagship Entrepreneurs programme. The Tony Elumelu Foundation is the leading philanthropy empowering a new generation of African entrepreneurs that is driving poverty eradication, …

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  • Request for Proposal (RFP) – The Tony Elumelu Foundation (Third Party Monitoring & Evaluation)

    The Tony Elumelu Foundation is calling for consultants to provide third-party Monitoring, Business Assessment, and Programme Impact Evaluation for the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurs programme. The Tony Elumelu Foundation is the leading philanthropy empowering a new generation of African entrepreneurs that is driving poverty eradication, catalyzing job creation, and ensuring women’s economic inclusion in all 54 African …

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  • Laying the Groundwork for TEF 4.0: The Tony Elumelu Foundation Beyond 2024

    Abuja, Nigeria – July 26, 2023 : On Wednesday July 26,2023, the co-founders of the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Mr. Tony O. Elumelu CFR and Dr. Awele Elumelu OFR, along with Trustees, executive management, and stakeholders, met at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel in Abuja for a strategy session focused on shaping the future of the …

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  • From Adversity to Empowerment: The Extraordinary Journey of the Elumelu Nigeria Empowerment Fund

    The Elumelu Nigeria Empowerment Fund was established with a vision to transform communities devastated by natural disasters, hazards, and conflicts into thriving and economically sustainable communities. In this article, we delve into the story of the Elumelu Nigeria Empowerment Fund and its journey towards empowering the lives of many in need. Inception and Purpose: The …

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  • African Entrepreneurs as Global Players: Expanding Business Horizons

    In recent years, Africa has emerged as a vibrant hub for entrepreneurship, giving birth to a wave of innovative and determined visionaries who are defying odds and reshaping the continent’s economic landscape. Among the trailblazers fostering this entrepreneurial revolution is the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF). The Foundation has been at the forefront of empowering African …

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  • The Power of Entrepreneurship: Unlocking Africa’s Potential

    Africa is a continent brimming with immense potential and opportunities. With its abundant natural resources, a young and vibrant population, and a growing consumer market, Africa is poised for greatness. However, unlocking this potential requires harnessing the power of entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship has the unique ability to drive economic growth, create jobs, foster innovation, and uplift …

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  • The Future of Work in Africa: Embracing Technological Disruption and Creating New Opportunities through the Tony Elumelu Foundation

    In an era of rapid technological advancements, the future of work is undergoing a profound transformation worldwide. In Africa, this evolution presents a unique opportunity for economic growth and development. The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), with its steadfast commitment to empowering young African entrepreneurs and fostering innovation, is playing a pivotal role in shaping the …

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