Category: Entrepreneur Stories

Nigerian catfish farmers with a passion for healthy, organically fed animals

Kwuba Farms main focus is their large population of healthy catfish, but they also keep poultry and provides training and consultation for setting up your very own fish farm.   1. When was this business founded and by whom?...

Baby-inspired beauty – R&R Luxury creates natural, gentle skincare products for all ages

When Valerie Obaze became a mother she knew that she, just like any mother, wanted the best for her child. Her search for gentle skincare products brought about the foundation for her beauty brand, committed to the highest quality...

South African-based skincare supports local businesses with organic and ethically sourced ingredients

Based in South Africa but with roots stretching all the way to Sweden, this skincare company produces natural, organic skincare that also caters to the European market.    01. When was this business founded and by whom?  ➤ Kudu...

Nigerian catfish farmers with a passion for healthy, organically fed animals

Kwuba Farms main focus is their large population of healthy catfish, but they also keep poultry and provides training and consultation for setting up your very own fish farm.   1. When was this business founded and by whom?...

Baby-inspired beauty – R&R Luxury creates natural, gentle skincare products for all ages

When Valerie Obaze became a mother she knew that she, just like any mother, wanted the best for her child. Her search for gentle skincare products brought about the foundation for her beauty brand, committed to the highest quality...

This South African company helps their customers save the planet with stylish reusable shopping bags.

The plastic-free movement along with other environmental movements is on the rise. Kare Kollective is a brand that helps people who are wanting to change their lifestyle to live in way that is more harmonious with nature. It is...

Ghana-based, Nhyira, talks building business straight out of a dream

From dismantling necklaces at home to selling products to clients in over 20 countries – Nhyira’s Collections have come a long way thanks to family, faith, and perseverance.   01. When was this business founded and by whom? ➤...

South African-based skincare supports local businesses with organic and ethically sourced ingredients

Based in South Africa but with roots stretching all the way to Sweden, this skincare company produces natural, organic skincare that also caters to the European market.    01. When was this business founded and by whom?  ➤ Kudu...

Skin Gourmet, Ghana-based brand, creates high quality raw food-grade skincare products

If it goes on your skin, it should be good enough to eat! That’s the philosophy of the Skin Gourmet brand, who produce raw, pure, and wild skincare products that hand-processed and free from anything artificial.    01. When...

Sourced in Africa, made in Kenya, Nubia Naturals strives to raise the reputation of locally crafted products

Handcrafted, natural, subtle. Nubia Naturals aims to do away with both harsh chemicals and harsh prices by lovingly sourcing and crafting quality yet affordable skincare products.   01. When was this business founded and by whom? ➤ The business was...

Velour Models stands out by focusing on actively training and mentoring all the models they work with

Born from frustration due to working conditions and the ambition of one woman trying to make it in the harsh modeling industry, Velour Model Management offers a trusting environment where budding models can nurture and improve their talent.  ...

Hope for the future – Kipepeo Family Foundation provides valuable support for Tanzania’s struggling families

The business, which was founded in Tanzania but is mainly sponsored by the Swiss, is still fairly fresh but already hard at work bringing families back on their feet and back together.   01. When was your not-for-profit business...

This Ghanaian skincare brand, who’s branching out into toiletry bags and scented candles, sees a lot of promise in Africa’s expanding business world

In 2016, Freda Obeng-Ampofo’s hobby of making skincare products for herself and as gifts for friends took an entrepreneurial turn and became Kaeme, a premium Ghanaian personal care company. Prior to that, Freda had developed a time-tested formula for...

Not just spinning a yarn – Nigerian brand, Yousplashdecors, specializes in handmade, colourful decorations for your home

The founder and creative mind behind the colourful brand Yousplashdecors shares her thoughts on discipline, the creative process, and making her products the best they can be.    01. When was this business founded and by whom? ➤ My name...

Akusi Organics is a Kenyan business born from the desire for natural, ethical, and environmentally friendly skin care.

Brought to life by one co-founder’s constant struggle with eczema, Akusi Organics creates natural, vegan, cruelty-free skin care products.    01. When was this business founded and by whom? ➤ It was founded in 2017 by Parvis Swan and Diana...