Ghana is world-leading in tracking spending on Sustainable Development Goals – making it ripe for impact investors. GSG's Krisztina Tora on the growing momentum (and infrastructure) for impact investment in the west African nation.
The founder of In House Records – a record label under which all music is produced and performed by prisoners, and the winner of our 2019 Trailblazing Newcomer Award – talks us through his typical day.
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.
In Ghana, Soronko Academy is training the next generation of female computer scientists and challenging long-held gender stereotypes. DICE Young Storymaker Imani Dlamini meets founder Regina Honu to find out more.
Schools might get great academic results, but are they producing socially responsible young people? Pilar Balet gives an insight into a project being developed by Jesuit schools in Catalonia and the techniques used to measure its impact.
PLUS: SASC invests in sexual health charity Brook, Big Issue Invest announces £400k social impact bond, Acumen closes $70m energy fund for east Africa, Fair by Design backs challenger credit bureau Credit Kudos, and more.
Long waits for mental health services are a dangerous waste of time. A new venture, Lemonade, wants to step in when young people most need help – and its co-founders say they've been welcomed with open arms.