#CheersTo is an initiative by Mara Foundation to identify and celebrate the amazing entrepreneurs in Nigeria and across Africa who have made a difference in our lives. Read through these amazing stories and get inspired.
#CheersTo is an initiative by Mara Foundation
to identify and celebrate the amazing
entrepreneurs in Nigeria and across Africa
who have made a difference in our lives.
The following slides will take you through
the lives of a few crazy ones.
Get ready to be inspired!
Mike Adenuga is not just a visionary leader but also an exemplary
entrepreneur who has come a long way in life’s journey. #CheersTo Mike
Adenuga, a man of abundant positive energy and immense personal drive.
#CheersTo Dr Ola Orekunrin whose vision, determination and hard work
brought a massive overhaul in the emergency care services of Nigeria.
Seye Kehinde is a fearless and ardent businessman who has transformed
‘CityPeople’ from being called a junk magazine to being known as a
reputable society magazine. #CheersTo his undeterred determination.
#CheersTo Chude Jideonwo & Adebola Williams for changing the face of
Africa’s Media Industry
Susan Mashibe has rightly proven that if you can dream about it, think of
it, study it, live it, breathe it and take action on it, then you can and will
own it. #CheersTo her.
Entrepreneurs are not made in a day. Chidi Anyaegbu has come a long
way. He has struggled and worked diligently to be at the position he is
today. #CheersTo him for his stupendous levels of achievement.
Opeyemi Awoyemi, Olalekan Olude and Ayodeji Adewunmi, founders of
Jobberman.com have proved that if you have the idea and the skills then
nothing can stop you from achieving your goals. #CheersTo them for turning
their dream into reality.
Thula Sindi completed his studies from London International School of
Fashion after which he landed his first job as head designer at Vlisco, a Dutch
textile company. He quit shortly to launch his eponymous clothing
label. #CheersTo Sindi for believing in and living his dreams.
Christian Ngan is not just the founder of Madlyn Cazalis but also of Goldsky
Partners advisory where he offers expertise on financial projects, on contracts
in the public sector and also to mentor and coach young
entrepreneurs. #CheersTo Christian Ngan for his commendable work.
#CheersTo Eric Kinoti who left his stable job life and took the rough
terrain of entrepreneurship. He has successfully walked his journey from
being a cashier to a well-known businessman.
Ashish Thakkar accomplished what only a few attain in their lifetime. He is
not only a successful entrepreneur who built his empire from scratch, but also
an astronaut-in-waiting. He was honoured as 2012 Young Global Leader by
World Economic Forum. #CheersTo the rock star!!
#CheersTo Seun Osewa, who founded Nairaland.com in March 2005 as a
general purpose discussion forum with a bias towards issues of interest to
Nigerians. The site took off successfully and now it has close to 1 million
registered users and is the most popular Nigerian website today. Seun Osewa
is an inspiration to many who are waiting to make a mark in
Mara Foundation’s Ambition
We enable, inspire and empower ambitious entrepreneurs in Africa. With the support of our Mara Mentors we will:
Inspire millions of young people in Africa to become
Teach entrepreneurs new skills.
Enable entrepreneurs to turn business ideas into a
Guide business owners to grow businesses and hire
Empower entrepreneurs by providing a platform to
showcase their business and build their network.
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