Universal basic income could save the small business sector
Apart from the obvious moral imperative to treat extreme poverty, a basic income grant would be just the thing to help devastated small businesses recover from the pandemic.
The heroism of keeping on keeping on
All entrepreneurs need in their inner toolbox a sense of being invincible. Survivors act as if they are invincible, regardless of what happens around them. This is where the art of resilience resides.
Can entrepreneurship be taught?
For decades some have argued that entrepreneurs are born, not made, and others have argued that even the most talented person won’t succeed without the knowledge and skills required for business. As with most nature/nurture debates, there is truth on both sides.
Just laws serve the interests of both the big and the small
One family’s housing disaster turns out to be another’s joy.
Centre for African Leaders in Agriculture Launches Inaugural Leadership Programme with Virtual Leadership Forum
AMI’s August Entrepreneur of the month
Meet Melanie Hapisu, our AMI Entrepreneur of the month. Melanie is the CEO & Founder of Digipath Africa.
AMI and Rwanda Chamber of Young Entrepreneurs partner to offer virtual business training programmes to young business leaders
Through this partnership, at least 600 entrepreneurs from all districts in Rwanda will have access to AMI business training programmes.
The Management of Small Things
To succeed in business or in providing public services one needs obsessive attention to quality and reliability, driven by empathy for the customer and a belief that it is up to me to help them.
AMI’s 2020 Impact Report: A year of struggle, hope and resilience
AMI has released its 2020 Impact Report which provides a snapshot of the company's impact drawing on quantitative and qualitative data from businesses and individuals across Africa. As the outlook remains uncertain for Africa's MSMEs in 2021, the report explores insights gained from supporting businesses and entrepreneurs with practical tools and training.
How to Celebrate MSME Day 2021 After a Challenging Year
It was a hard year and it may be difficult for business owners to think about celebrating. AMI shares why we should thankful for MSMEs, especially over the last year, and provides some practical ways for MSMEs to celebrate and take action on #MSMEDay21
Announcement: Seeking professional coaches
USAID Policy LINK is seeking applications from interested professional coaches for the inaugural Advanced Leadership Programme.
Update to AMI’s Learning Platform & AMI Learn App Released for iOS
New release of AMI’s Learning platform features new “journey” orientation, exciting new design, and increases mobile app and offline options with iOS app release and Android update.