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.
The British Council and Social Enterprise UK are supporting people from 15 UK social enterprises to attend next week's Social Enterprise World Forum in Addis Ababa, helping increase the diversity of attendees.
SNAPSHOTS FROM ADDIS: Business is undeniably tough for Desert Rose, which is producing affordable household water filters – but diverse revenue streams and a healthy dose of creativity are keeping the social enterprise on course.
Ethiopia's economy is skyrocketing, its reformist prime minister is admired worldwide and its social enterprise scene is buzzing – making Addis Ababa the perfect venue for this year's Social Enterprise World Forum, happening this month.
SNAPSHOTS FROM ADDIS Ethiopian social enterprise Temsalet Kitchen not only offers great food, but trains struggling young women to become its cleaners, cooks, waitresses and managers. Pioneers Post pops in for lunch.