The Ethiopian anaesthetist – who is providing the government with the country’s only advanced life support ambulances – on PPE challenges, facing possible bankruptcy, and why saving lives is non-negotiable.
PLUS: Croatia’s first social impact fund, $100m financing partnership for emerging market ventures, new ‘repayable grants’ for Scottish environmental businesses, Canada’s MaRS Catalyst Fund rebrands and expands, and more.
Our regional snapshot explores social enterprise in the world's youngest continent. This time we meet some of the investors – featuring GSG trustee Elias Masilela and the new African Venture Philanthropy Alliance.
SNAPSHOTS FROM ADDIS Maisha Technologies has won the respect of major funders and potential clients. It’s now set to become the first company to manufacture drones inside Ethiopia – but it’s a long, and occasionally turbulent, journey to get there.