An Initiative of German Industry for Future Leaders from Subsaharan Africa

Success Stories

Salim Shaaban Salim

“Working in one of the leading companies in Software Development was part of my dreams. At SAP, I expect not only to get software development skills, but also a lot of experiences in managing high-valued projects and systems. Africa needs technology and well trained people to take care of it.”

Frank Agyapong

“An agricultural life is one eminently calculated for humanity. I expect to build more professional and leadership aptitudes to support the BASF Crop Protection agenda especially in Africa whilst positioning myself to address the agricultural situation in Ghana and across the continent.”

Kingsley Ubong Udoakpan

“The programme will strengthen my sales, management and leadership competencies while creating a level playing ground for global partnership for development in Nigeria and Africa. This programme is really a step in the right direction for me.”

Kelechi Thaddeus Udeozor

“My goal is to draw from this experience and become a positive force of change in my environment – in Africa and the world at large.”

Loide Mudanisse

“My goal is to be an active player in the development of a business network between Mozambique and Germany. This international experience is the required tool.”

Opeyemi Anthony Amusan

“The programme is surely a right step in the direction of my career objective and vision of becoming a professional who is able to contribute to solutions to the multi-layered problems in Africa and other countries in the world.”

Boipelo Beatrice Bolen

“In Germany, I will not only get to develop new skills, but to also benchmark in one of the leading global companies in their respective industry.”

Gift Tendai Mangozho

“I hope to learn best practices applied in the German economy that enable the effective utilization of available resources in order to optimize output at the lowest possible cost.”

Lucy Wanjiku Mutinda

„As an engineer, I am very interested in innovation. Here I am finding out firsthand how innovations are developed in Germany.“