Since its founding, ALU has shown great commitment to fulfilling the mission of educating 3 million leaders by 2030. Our disruptive learning model, access to networks, as well as our strong values have continuously moulded our students into innovative leaders who are determined to create a positive impact on the African continent.
In all of modern history it is young people, like our students at ALU, who have stubbornly held on to humankind’s ideals and have led the way in shaping the world for the better. This will be the case again.
“Take up space. Do not minimize yourself for the convenience of others”, Tonya Ingram.
These words deeply resonate with ALU student, Smangaliso Mbili, who takes us through one of his boldest decisions so far: bringing TEDx to ALU Rwanda.
At ALU, we take our sense of community very seriously, especially during uncertain times like these. So it’s not surprising that the ALU community has come up with fun and exciting ways of preserving our culture, maintaining our Restless Excellence value, and building unshakable support systems as we navigate the new normal we’re all faced with.
In 2020, we have all witnessed a disruption to daily life, work and much more due to the spread of the coronavirus across the world. In such times, our world becomes vulnerable and we have to ensure we have solutions that protect everyone or can improve the conditions in which we all exist.
What would you do if your biggest venture became your greatest failure? Would you start again? Check out this story from one of our students, Sisekelo Dlamini, who shares how launching eSwatini’s next financial technology innovation led to his biggest failure. How did he bounce back from this? Read on to find out more.
How do you maintain relations with the people you serve during these uncertain times of COVID-19? How do you remain productive? We’ve reached out to some of ALU’s young entrepreneurs and asked them to give us some tips on how to survive during this time of uncertainty and quarantine, and how to remain productive as a small enterprise. Here is what they had to say.
Venture is ALU’s newly launched free online course, designed to unleash your entrepreneurial potential by capturing the lessons and experiences of various entrepreneurs. The course is mainly targeted at high school and university-aged aspiring entrepreneurs. Young people who have identified problems in their communities and have an appetite or learned how to solve them.