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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • TEF Alumna, Nneile Nkholise wins International Award in African Entrepreneur Category

    Nneile Nkholise, 2016 alumna of the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme from South Africa was recently announced as one of the winners of an international award in the African Entrepreneur Category. Over the years, Nneile has had a very interesting and commendable entrepreneurship journey, and one can easily see that impact has been at the …

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  • Lucky Yvette

    Yvette Ishimwe, TEF Alumna Recognised as Innovative African Business Leader

    Founder and CEO, IRIBA Water Group, and 2016 TEF Alumna, Yvette Ishimwe, has been announced as one of the finalists at an international award targeted at Innovative African business leader What had initially started as an experiment with treating nearby lake water with an ultraviolet water purifier at the age of nineteen, has since grown …

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