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Young Africa Works Ethiopia Graduates 20 Startups & 137 Mentors

Ethiopia's first cohort of 137 business mentors for startups and SMEs and 20 startup enterprises will graduate at a special ceremony to be held on May 27, 2021. The graduates were trained through the Center for African Leadership Studies (CALs)/xHub, which are part of the Young Africa Works in Ethiopia program, a partnership with the Mastercard Foundation and Jobs Creation Commission.

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When I was told that my idea was selected to be a part of the startup incubation program by CALS/xHub Addis, I said, I have partners and I will not be afraid. In a male dominated tough business, I am trying to disrupt the bus transportation system using technology. Thank you CALS/xHub Addis and the Mastercard Foundation,” says Meklit Debebe, Founder of Afro Ticket


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