Join the world in celebrating entrepreneurship from the 14th to the 20th November, 2016 during Global Entrepreneurship Week.
Global Entrepreneurship Week is a celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare. During one week each November annually, GEW inspires
people everywhere to explore their potential as self-starters and innovators.
In celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week, KBA Africa will profile one entrepreneur per day on our website. Check out www.kbaafrica.com daily to see who the featured entrepreneur is.
Featured Entrepreneur Number 2- Tapiwa Mukombe
One Africa is a Business Support organisation owned and managed by Tapiwa Mukombe.
In 2009, Tapiwa Mukombe worked as a cleaner at a local company, he is now an entrepreneur running a profitable business in Harare, Zimbabwe.While he worked as a cleaner he had a dream to start a business, so he used half his salary to print fliers, pay administration costs and hire equipment which allowed him to start his own business. His mother believed in his dream and also contributed towards his start-up costs.
Tapiwa was motivated to find solutions to the everyday problems he grew up facing, so he developed an initiative that was not only relevant to him but the whole community, which would reduce poverty while providing a service that would change lives. His business, One Africa, is diverse and innovative. It provides a variety of products and services designed to uplift other small businesses and community members. His portfolio offers a number of products and services.
Products they offer are:
Office space at their business centres: They offer affordable office space for rental.
Business seminars and Conferences: They provide Business Seminars, Conferences and motivational lectures based on facilitators’experience and talent.
Nurse Aide Training:One Africa provides training for Nurse Aides.
Detergent sales: They sell detergents and other one Africa branded products to entrepreneurs at wholesale prices, allowing them to sell them profitably.
Investment: One Africa invests in a number of small business and provides advisory services.
Tapiwa Mukombe and his One Africa brand is a tangible demonstration of the power of an entrepreneurial vision. He has created an effective and diverse business with a range of products and services which are relevant to the community.