• The Problem

    High youth unemployment plagues Africa, with approximately 35% of young Africans without jobs. Limited opportunities and inadequate skills development pose significant challenges for many countries.

  • Our Solution

    eLengo offers targeted entrepreneurship and agribusiness training that prepares youth for job creation, bridges the education-job market gap, and fosters agricultural growth.

  • Our Mission

    Empower the next generation of young African entrepreneurs through practical training, mentorship, and resources that enhance livelihoods and boost economic prospects.

Student Voices

Christine Kariuki 🇰🇪

"I found the motivation to launch my business after taking this course. It provided the push I desperately needed."

Humphrey Omondi 🇰🇪

"I gained a sense of purpose and heightened self-awareness that helps me lead a more fulfilling and authentic life. Moreover, I now stay true to myself, which ultimately benefits my entrepreneurial skills."

Kayode Seun Israel Oguntoye 🇳🇬

"The course helped me refine my business and concentrate my efforts rather than spreading myself too thin across multiple ideas."

Amina Matu 🇰🇪

"The course was comprehensive, informative, and eye-opening. It has certainly given me the confidence to become an entrepreneur. Thank you, eLengo!"

Agribusiness Courses: Unlocking Potential in Farming & Value Addition

eLengo collaborates with experts across sub-Saharan Africa and has developed over 50 practical agriculture courses. We believe the agriculture sector holds vast untapped potential for long-lasting impact.

Grow Your Hustle: Comprehensive Entrepreneurship Training

Our six-week "Grow Your Hustle" course includes over 10 hours of video lessons, audio recordings, and worksheets to transform a side hustle or idea into a thriving, sustainable business.

Make a Difference

Your generous donation directly contributes to enrolling more students and providing them with essential mentorship.

Common Questions

  • What is eLengo Academy?

    eLengo Academy is a Canadian non-profit organization with a mission to enhance the livelihoods and economic prospects of African youth. With a dedicated team based in Nairobi, Kenya, we provide practical education and support to empower the next generation of entrepreneurs.

  • How will my donation be used?

    Your donation primarily supports the enrollment of more students in our courses and provides them with essential mentorship. Additionally, a portion of your contribution helps fund marketing initiatives to expand our reach and impact.

  • How are courses and mentorship delivered?

    We offer flexible online learning through our comprehensive learning management system. Students can access over 150 hours of pre-recorded lessons as well as live sessions, allowing them to learn at their own pace.

  • Who teaches the courses?

    Our courses are taught by experienced experts and practitioners from across Africa. We film most of these practical courses directly on farms in East Africa, ensuring authentic, hands-on learning experiences.

  • How do you assess your impact?

    We measure impact through extensive pre- and post-course surveys and continue to monitor students' progress over time. Our students report an average income growth of over 30%, and poultry farmers have experienced a reduction in mortality rates from 20% to just 5%.

  • Are you open to partnerships?

    Absolutely! We actively seek collaboration with value-aligned partners to amplify our impact and extend our reach. To discuss partnership opportunities, please email [email protected].

  • How can I get in touch?

    For any inquiries or questions, feel free to contact eLengo's founder, Chris Janssen, at [email protected].