The List of 3050 Winners of Tony Elumelu Foundation $5000 Grant for 2019 is Here
Over 216,000 entrepreneurs applied this year from 54 African countries. We are pleased to share that 2,050 entrepreneurs will be announced in addition to the 1,000 entrepreneurs TEF will directly fund, bringing this year’s total beneficiaries to 3,050.
We have announced the 3,050 selected entrepreneurs for the TEF 2019 Entrepreneurship Programme!
2015: 20,000 applications. 1,000 selected entrepreneurs: 76% male, 24% female
2019: 216,000 applications. 3,050 selected entrepreneurs: 58% male, 42% female.
Our society grows when both men and women rise to build businesses that will transform Africa.
“Interventions like our Entrepreneurship Program go very far in changing the narrative of individuals & regions. When people have economic hope, it becomes difficult to recruit them for extremist causes.” – TEF Founder, Tony Elumelu
“The future of Africa’s economy is in your hands and as our Founder, @tonyoelumelu says, only we have the power to transform the continent.” – Outgoing CEO, @tonyelumelufoundation, @virparminder