If Given $100, Half of Young Africans Would Use It to Start a Business, Survey Says
By Vicky McKeever
Around half of young people across Africa said that if they were offered $100, they would use it to start a business, a survey has shown.
This entrepreneurial spirit was revealed in a study by the Ichikowitz Family Foundation charity, with just over three-quarters of the 4,200 youngsters surveyed saying they would like to start a new business in the next five years.
Some 17% of those questioned said they wanted to do so in the retail sector, while 10% of respondents said they would look to either start a business in technology or agriculture.
Photo courtesy of Jürg Stuker.