Africa can today compete with the rest of the world, thanks to new technologies and an entrepreneurial generation of young innovators, heard delegates at the Impact Africa Social Entrepreneurship Summit.
PLUS: Social Impact Ventures rebrands and doubles fund size; Save the Children Australia impact fund opens for business; UN’s first outcomes fund; the new $400m 'blank-cheque' sustainability company; and more.
STARS OF SEWF2020: 19-year-old Amonge Sinxoto and her cousin run a social enterprise that’s provided leadership training to hundreds of young South Africans. Catch her on the closing panel at the Social Enterprise World Forum.
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.