Gabriel Kombassere is an M.A. degree holder from the University of Nairobi. He is an entrepreneur, translator, Writer, and Freelance Journalist for a German online press. Gabriel has written and edited several books in French. He also taught in Burkina Faso. He has lived, studied, or worked part-time in many countries (Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Germany, Kenya).
In 2014, Gabriel was awarded the second Runner of the Anzisha Prize Award in Johannesburg for social enterprise trying to find sustainable agricultural solutions in Ivory Coast.
- What does entrepreneurship mean to you?
Entrepreneurship is a life-long journey (let’s Say I am an entrepreneur till death). Sometimes I need to take a break to learn, but it doesn’t mean I stop. It means I need more resources to jump better and well.
- What does community mean to you?
Community means exchange, opportunity, and learning to me.
- Why did you join PAYE?
I joined PAYE because Aniaba Jean Baptiste explained me well about the objectives of the group. I align with panafricanism and all entrepreneurship groups that align, intending to unify young African entrepreneurs.
- What is your motto in life?
Learn – Exchange – Prosper
- Where do you see yourself in the next 10 years?
I see myself as a great researcher (University Professor) and an Entrepreneur who enhances the skills of his students.