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.
Social entrepreneurs are building an important legacy in Ethiopia and beyond. But many people don't get it – and some politicians "think we're tree huggers". Soundbites from attendees at this week's Social Enterprise World Forum.
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.