Touching Lives Beyond You! Raising African Leaders on Merit
"It always seems impossible until it's done."
"The best way to help Africans today is to help them to stand on their own feet.
And the best way to do that is by helping create jobs."
"There is nothing new about poverty. What is new, however, is that we have the resources to get rid of it.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Leadership is never given on a silver platter, one has to earn it."
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
"Young entrepreneurs and those they inspire are the lifeblood of Africa’s rise."
"Saving our planet, lifting people out of poverty, advancing economic growth – these are one and the same fight."
"Greatness depends on where you are coming from."
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
"You are never too young to lead."
"You don't know the joy of living until you start giving. Never go to bed without touching a life"
AFRICAN ECONOMIC MERIT AWARDS
African Economic Merit Awards is aimed at awarding successful African Entrepreneurs, celebrating and rewarding recognized and unrecognized NGOs that have contributed immensely to the development of communities through humanitarian and empowerment initiatives.
African Economic Merit Awards is driven by young professionals to promote innovative ideas for entrepreneurial, economic and social development to all Africans.