Our Impact

ALA's growing network of young leaders is catalyzing transformative change on the African continent and beyond.

Annual Reports

ALA's annual reports are a powerful window into our history and plans for the future. In this section, you will be able to read and download all our previous annual reports. 

Young Leaders
Admission Rate
African Countries Represented

 1180 young leaders in the ALA network representing 46 countries in Africa are catalyzing transformative change on the African continent. 5% admission rate.

212 student enterprises founded at ALA since inception.

Ventures founded by ALA alumni
Countries alumni ventures located
Quality jobs created through alumni ventures
Leading universities attended by ALA alumni
Financial aid accepted by ALA alumni

162 leading universities across the globe are attended by ALA alumni where ALA students have collectively accepted over $117m in university scholarship aid.

1463 internships have been secured through ALA’s unique Careers and Internships program, Africa Careers Network (ACN). 79% of the internship and job placements are across 39 African countries to date. 62% of job placements of ALA's first four cohorts of university graduates are on the African continent.

Internships secured through ACN
Opportunities in Africa
African countries opportunities secured
Young entrepreneurs
Countries across Africa
In cash prizes to invest in their ventures

ALA’s Anzisha prize, a premier award for young African entrepreneurs, has recognized and awarded 82 entrepreneurs from 28 countries across the continent. These young entrepreneurs have collectively received over $495,000 in cash prizes to invest in their ventures.