#10 Social innovator's weekly round-up
Facebook launches internet.org app in Zambia
Severe lack of funding for Sierra Leone's social services
Wisbeach MP keen to cash in on EU funding pot
New social investment board in Ghana
Campaign to get 5 million to the polling stations in UK
Vote for Policies – a UK based social enterprise – have launched new campaign to get 5 million people voting in the 2015 General Elections.
$1.1m donation to set up innovation centre in Singapore
Mobile phone giant SingTel has donated $1.1m to a government agency that offers services to people with disabilities so that they can set up the Enabling Innovation Centre. The Centre will provide employment training services and will be used to develop new products to give people with disabilities more independence.
Army of volunteers celebrate 50th birthday in the UK
Four day arts festival kicks off in London
The House of St Barnabas – a pioneering charity and not-for-profit glamourous private members club – is hosting a four day festival of arts and culture this weekend. The best bit? It's open to everyone.
Early intervention fund launched in East London
CAN Invest, the Social Investment Financial Intermediary (SIFI) arm of CAN, has launched a new social investment (loan) fund aimed at accelerating positive early intervention impact on communities and individuals in the boroughs of East London.
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