Abel Carvalho Chipepe


Abel Chipepe has over five years’ experience in English training and translation. He has also founded several ventures including Pretecno, Angolan Freelancer Academy (AFA), and a professional training and service provider specializing in Excel, translation services, distance learning, examination venues and invigilation, and web and mobile app development. With the Mandela Washington Fellowship, Abel wants to acquire enough knowledge and experience to solidify AFA, whose profits will be used to sponsor and support Pretecno, extending its mission and vision to lead African communities to self-sufficiency. He expects to achieve his goals through promoting education, self-empowerment, high self-esteem, massive marketing, and effective communication channels so people are able to survive, regardless of external and government help.