Initiative for Youth Empowerment in Africa is a non-profit organization headquartered in Swaziland. Our team consists of creative individuals driven by our passion for Africa and the belief that we can influence Africa’s social and economic destiny through its promising youth.
Isaac - Founder/Executive Director
Isaac is a creative start-up fanatic! He is a lover of Africa and believes that entrepreneurship is the key to the development of the continent. His addiction for all things creative and entrepreneurial and a deep passion for youth development inspired him to collaborate with people of like minds to build a space where young people on the continent can develop their entrepreneurial skills.
Armed with a B.sc in Accounting and Finance and various courses on Wealth Management and Entrepreneurship, and wealth of experience from the Financial Organisations and nonprofit organizations He has worked with, he is determined to turn IYEA into a world class organization.
Elvis – Director of Finance
Elvis is Pastor with the Alliance Church in Swaziland. He holds a B.sc Degree in Mechanical Engineering and also a Principal Partner at Africa Institute of Advanced Training. Elvis brings a lot of passion along with his project management and marketing experience to IYEA.
Nonhlanhla – Director of Marketing
Nonhlanhla’s affection for sustainable change through youth education started with herself as being an Orphan before the age of 5. This affection has transpired into involvement into other community programs, and of course, IYEA. She spent close to 5 years at Swazi Bank and later decided to own her own company, La-Maria (PTY). With her marketing expertise blended with her passion for social change, Nonhlanhla is inspired to solve social problems through sustainable business practices.