Modou Lamin Fatty

Entrepreneur, Farmer, and Youth Speaker in Gambia

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Modou Lamin Fatty publicly known as ML Fatty is the Founder Of ML Group, a business entity with a verse interest in agricultural and business investment In Gambia. Under ML Group, there is ML Poultry, a farm that produces and distributes quality local fresh eggs and chickens, ML Farms Ltd engages in general agriculture and animal husbandry and ML Foundation which is the social arm of ML Group to help the less privilege people of our society.

ML is a visionary and passionate young entrepreneur and a very result oriented person. Under his leadership, ML Poultry became the biggest poultry brand in Gambia in 24months after its inception which now leads to the formation of ML Group. ML Group is committed to ensure that there is self-sufficient in poultry eggs in Gambia. This will enable us to create decent employment for the young people and contribute towards the food self-sufficiency in The Gambia.

In Gambia, ML is one of the most celebrated and respected youth entrepreneurs. ML is a national and international acclaimed Youth Speaker on poultry farming & entrepreneurship. He is arguably one of the best business and personal development coach in Gambia. He is a role model and inspiration to young people across Africa that are been motivated and inspired by his work and accomplishment as a young entrepreneur and leader.

He is the youngest Mandela Washington Fellowship Fellow of 2019 were he was placed under Leadership in Business and Entrepreneurship track at University of Iowa. He also participated in the maiden edition of Entrepreneurship World Cup 2019 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Alongside, he also attended King Abdullah University of Science & Technology, Saudi Arabia where he participated in Entrepreneurship Boot Camp. He is also inducted into Global Entrepreneurship Network Started Club as part of the Global 100.

As an award winning entrepreneur, ML Fatty had won and receive various awards and competition namely; Grantee of Mini Grant Scheme of Youth Empowerment Project in 2018, Runner Up for Young Agribusiness of The Year 2018 Rural Youth Award, First Runner Up of Taf Startups Pitching competition in 2018, Winner of Entrepreneurship World Cup National Pitching Competition of The Gambia, Second Runner Up of University of Iowa Venture School Pitching Competition at USA in and Quarter Finalist of Entrepreneurship World Cup in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia respectively.

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  • Work
    • ML Group
  • Education
    • University of Iowa
    • University of The Gambia
    • King Abdullah University of Science & Technology