Wanted: great ideas from innovative organisations, charities and tech companies keen to help more vulnerable workers in their jobs and finances – Nesta’s £2.8m Rapid Recovery Challenge opens for applications this week.
Social sector organisations – and those they exist to help – have been deeply shaken by Covid-19. As they tread slowly towards a longed-for recovery phase, Big Issue Invest CEO Danyal Sattar shares what social investors can do now to support them.
South Africa’s SoulArt Foundation has created a community art centre and a safe space for youth in the heart of Soweto, by tapping into the power of waste and art. Now, the coronavirus has prompted a new project.
What's it like leading a social enterprise through a global pandemic? Mike Curtin of DC Central Kitchen on a 'tremendous overhaul' of the business, his fears for the future, and why his long bike rides are more important than ever.
PLUS: Impact bond firsts in Cambodia and Palestine, Big Issue Invest backs lottery business, Bamboo Capital Partners invests in Indonesian peer-to-peer lending platform, VisionFund raises £10m for microfinance – and more.