Oman goes techie with Ibn Amor Al-Maamary

Saif Amor Al-Maamary first came to GroFin in 2013 for a loan facility for his electronics trading business, Ibn Amor Al-Maamary Electronics (IAAE). At that time, Saif was looking at expanding IAAE’s operations to include manufacturing, which placed the business in a higher risk profile. GroFin believed in Saif and funded his foray into manufacturing,

The school with a difference: Zambesi Akademie, South Africa

Image: Founder Rita (centre) with her daughter-in-law and husband. Although gifted, Rina Coertze’s son struggled to read and write at school, showing signs of dyslexia. It was then that Rina decided to address this problem directly and started remedial school Zambesi Akademie in 2008 in Magalieskruin to help students like her son. Due to the

Seeds of success: Comfy Odunayo, Nigeria

Sixty-two year old Comfort Odunayo Akinmeji is anything but a typical old lady and her life is anything but ordinary. A determined businesswoman who is resolute about succeeding in the face of challenging circumstances, Comfort has set up three businesses from scratch since 1999, after retiring as a secondary school teacher in Ajaokuta. Flying against