Imagine you could send money to Africa without paying the heavy fees charged by the big money transfer companies. This is a scenario one could hardly think of in the past and propbaby could not imagine happening in this decade.
GiftedMom: Winner of the 2014 Anzisha Prize Gala Award
GiftedMom (founded by Alain Nteff) of Cameroon has been named the grand prize winner of the 2014 Anzisha Prize Awards. GiftedMom was announced as the grand prize winner of the 4th annual Anzisha Prize Award, receiving a cash prize of $25,000 to support his social business.
In the last decade, African economies have seen growth rates take proportions not seen before. Africa is today home to 7 of the world’s 10 fastest growing economies. The middle class in Africa is now over 300 million. 70% of the population is under 35 years. No continent will grow faster than Africa ( says the IMF). The opportunities of the future lie in Africa. The interest in Africa is growing, with investments pouring in from all over the world. In the past, much of the investments in Africa have targeted natural resource extraction.