Andreas Koumato


Cohort: 2016

Country: Chad

Andreas Koumato is a skilled computer engineer and motivated young entrepreneur from Chad. He is the co-founder and CEO of, the first online marketplace and most visited classified advertisement platform in his country. A passionate learner who has traveled all around Africa to network and improve his English, he also successfully co-founded Generation ABCD with other young Chadians. The initiative stands not only for 'Anybody Can Dream', but also for 'Acting and Building the Chadian Dream'. As the innovation and entrepreneurship manager, he has dedicated two years to promoting a culture of excellence, ethical leadership, and technological entrepreneurship amongst the youth in order to make a positive and lasting change in his country and beyond. Upon completion of the Mandela Washington Fellowship, Andreas plans to set up an incubator named ABCD Builders for Chadian startups, and to improve his businesses.