Young Cameroonian entrepreneur is NexGen Global Franchise winner;Can now dine with the McDonalds

Mr Bongajum Lesley Ndzi, CEO Bonga Juice at the verge of improving productivity

Lesley Ndzi is the Founder and  CEO of  Bonga Juice Cameroon with a number of  Bonga juice bars in strategic towns in Cameroon such as Buea, Douala, Bamenda and Limbe. He is the man who made a fortune from a single fruit and a borrowed blending machine. The University of Buea  graduate is taking advantage of opportunities given to him despite the challenges that come with running a company as an entrepreneur in Africa as a whole.

Mr Ndzi  was recently awarded Global winner of the NextGen Franchising Global CompetitionThe announcement was made a couple of weeks back and this what the document read…

We are extremely impressed with the quality of submissions we received from young entrepreneurs all over the world,” said David McKinnon, CFE, Foundation vice chair and chairman of the NextGen in Franchising Committee. “It’s both rewarding and exciting to know that NextGen instills motivation in young entrepreneurs to take their businesses to the next level through franchising. We’re excited to meet this year’s winners and are looking forward to providing them with unmatched mentoring and support from the world’s top franchise business leaders.”

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The 2017 NextGen in Franchising winners are: Anett Baranyi, Dolce Dance (Hungary); David Blue, Blue Moon Estate Sales USA (United States); Christopher DelPrete, Press Gourmet Sandwiches (United States); Carolyne Ekyarisiima, Apps and Girls (Tanzania); Joanne Endaya, Happy Helpers (Philippines); Alexzandra “Xza” Higgins, MommyCon (United States); Bao Hoang, Rolld Australia Pty Ltd (Australia); Nnaemeka Ikegwuonuu, ColdHubs (Nigeria); Daniel Lauria, Keystone Home Inspection Service LLC (United States); Nikias Leigh, Real Property Photography (Australia); Bongajum Lesley Ndzi, BONGA Juice Company Ltd (Cameroon); David Lindsay, Salts of the Earth (Australia); Angela Martinez, Mom & Pop Shop (United States); Fredrick Matress, Honey Products Industries (Malawi); Chris Rose, Ariento (United States); Alejandro Souza, Pixza (Mexico); Jennifer Turliuk, MakerKids (Canada); Ricus Van Der Merwe, Cookie Works Ltd (South Africa).

Mr Ndzi Inspiring other young people at the Youth Forum

He’s being offered support by the best in the franchise world such as McDonalds, Sturbacks etc as he gets more determine to build the most prestigious brand in Africa from Cameroon. KD readers I guess this is prove that when there is a will there is a way,Yes definitely a way

In 2015, Mr Ndzi also featured as one of the 10 male Cameroonian movers and shakers

Bonga Juice comprises of a number of exotic tropical Fruits that are naturally blended and served fresh with every Test. As will be seen in the subsequent article yet to be provided to you by Karawa Diary, the beginning of this company was humbling, a beginning full of several challenges. Well as already seen, the challenges were not a hindrance to growth. Bonga Juice now has a good number of employed youths and adults.

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  1. Congrats Les! And thank you KD for sharing such an inspiring victory. Leslie is a perfect example of what a Cameroonian of the future should be. I hail ??

  2. OMG I’m sooo proud of Mr Lesly…. And hey. He’s da only winner from Cameroon. Thanks for representing…. May da lord continually bless da work of your hands. . ?

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