In her speech to the 2023 Triga cohort, Thembiso highlights the transformation in her work approach since she discovered God's plan for work, and she also discusses how her organisation's vision and mission have influenced the way her team operates.
In his presentation to the TRIGA cohort, Pieter Faure delves into the idea of "redemptive business" and using a biblical framework, he explores how businesses can impact the direction of a community or industry in a positive way.
Mergon COO, Gauché Radley, tells the story of how Mergon worked closely with an investee company to divest their investment in a way that ensured their continued growth and success. By involving the investee CEO in the process, empowering him with a stake in the business, and prioritising the interests of all stakeholders, Mergon was able to achieve a win-win exit that left everyone involved satisfied and the business thriving.
A successful serial entrepreneur, Scott Friesen points out that every job created in Africa represents the potential for not only one life to change – but for a whole family to break the cycle of poverty.
Watch the inspiring account of how Robert Bayigamba survived the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. Robert became CEO at Manumetal a few months before the genocide started. Shortly after taking up the job, he and his family had to escape the country for their safety. They narrowly escaped with their lives, but Robert later returned to Kigali and used his business to contribute towards the reconstruction of the country and a source for good in his community. *NOTE: contains some disturbing footage of the genocide. Not for sensitive viewers.
Philip shares how a community of entrepreneurs and investors have found a way to blend faith with work that produces fruit. Together they are positively impacting Africa by solving pressing problems in their local communities.
This short documentary by Faith Driven Investor introduces us to Dr Cosmos Maduka, a successful entrepreneur from Nigeria. In 1982, he and his wife Charity started a small business selling automotive parts in Nigeria. Today, their company, the Coscharis Group, has expanded to include holdings in tech, agriculture, automotive, construction, and more. This inspiring story showcases how Dr. Maduka overcame a lack of opportunities to become one of Africa's most successful entrepreneurs. Throughout his journey, Dr. Maduka has kept God at the center of all he does.
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