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Nurturing The Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

Joseph Mukendwa talks to MYD about the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation and its contribution to the next generation of young Namibian leaders and Entrepreneurs.

The Allan Gray Orbis Foundation’s Fellowship programme provides students with the best opportunity to build the life they would want for themselves, their families and the broader community.  By supporting their lifelong journey to create sustainable businesses that matter, it’s certainly a call for those who aspire to greatness.

Spearheading the operations and implementation of the Foundations work in Namibia, Botswana and Eswatini is Joseph Mukendwa. In this MYD Africa Episode Joseph talks to us about the essence of the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation and its contribution to the next generation of leaders and young Namibian Entrepreneurs.

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More about the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation:

The Allan Gray Orbis Foundation was created in 2005 as part of Dr. Allan Gray’s (the Founder’s) vision to make a sustainable, long-term contribution to Southern Africa by nurturing the emerging entrepreneurial potential from the region. The Foundation’s vision is therefore, to develop high impact entrepreneurs who will create sustainable businesses that shall contribute to a reduction in unemployment in the country.

 The Allan Gray Orbis Foundation (Namibia), a registered Trust, was established in 2009 with the purpose of advancing broad-based economic empowerment in Namibia by providing comprehensive financial support to learners, particularly those from disadvantaged backgrounds, who wish to become entrepreneurs. The Foundation gives them the appropriate exposure to tertiary education and/or training as well as providing entrepreneurial and leadership programmes. This is intended to prepare those who aspire and demonstrate the ability to be high impact entrepreneurs. For more information visit https://www.allangrayorbis.org