About Sahr Ngegba
Sahr Ngegba was born to be an entrepreneur. His mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother were all business owners, so it was only a matter of time before he felt the desire to launch a venture of his own.
He relocated to Sierra Leone in 2000 to start a freight forwarders business. To date, his company has secured significant contracts with multiple countries in Africa, including Kenya, Guinea, and Liberia. Currently, they’re preparing for a major cargo tracking note contract. With his company, he has the perfect opportunity to give back to his country. They’re helping to generate revenue for the country of Sierra Leone and providing jobs for its citizens. He also adopted a school feeding program for less privileged students. He wants others to be able to benefit from the success he has achieved.
Sahr Ngegba attended university to study aeronautical engineering. During his time in uni, he was sponsored by IBM to complete a project during his second year. He spent that year working with them in one of their offices. It was during his time here that he learned how to negotiate contracts. Even though he was an extremely successful student, he didn’t love being in school. While still enrolled, he decided to take a semester off and go back home to focus on business. However, the head of the aeronautics department came to his parents and asked him to re-enroll. This was enough to motivate him to finish his degree.
After graduation, IBM approached him to continue working with them, but he knew that he didn’t want to work for someone else, and instead wanted to have his own business. After receiving the Princess Trust Award, he was given money to start investing. With their support, he jumped right into the business world and hasn’t regretted a day since.
Unlike many of his competitors, achievement has always been his biggest motivation. While some people get into the business world only as a means to accumulate a large amount of wealth, that was never the most important thing to Sahr Ngegba. He believes that money comes naturally with success, and shouldn’t be the primary focus. Instead, he is dedicated to actually accomplishing things. As a detail-oriented person, putting together companies and building systems is what drives him, not the potential of making money.
In his current business, Sahr is responsible for starting Sierra Leone’s largest indigenous haulage and trucking network. Sahr Ngegaba also established the biggest agricultural project in the Kailahun district. His wealth of experience and knowledge in the freight and maritime industries have helped him to find all of this success.
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