A Sign of the Times- Joseph the Plumber

Joseph’s thriving plumbing business is a sign that things are changing in Lawra. He installs WCs, wash basins, showers, sinks and polytanks. “I enjoy doing quality work. And it’s making people’s lives easier – so they don’t need to go to the borehole to fetch water,...

Entrepreneurial Amatus Knows No Bounds

Amatus represents everything that is positive and hopeful about ATE. In less than one year, he has built a thriving business, employed two people, won a scholarship to study at University in Accra – and is planning to open a factory next year. And he’s only 19. It...

A Day in the Life of Christiana

It’s always great to see a business expand and diversify – and that’s exactly what Christiana has done. She’s used her grant from ATE to buy supplies for her hairdressing business, and now also buys and sells maize. In fact, the maize has become a bigger part of the...

BizATE: The Sub-Saharan Incubator by Asif Noorani

The technology boom has seen a huge rise in the number of business incubators in the UK, Europe and United States. Incubators exist to accelerate the successful development of entrepreneurial companies, through an array of business support resources and services. A...