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.
Export support for SMEs are rarely designed specifically for social businesses. A pioneering programme funded by the Scottish Government is helping selected enterprises to expand into five African countries.
From the type of money coming into the African continent to ineffective aid, Pioneers Post and Intellecap ask the founders of four Africa ventures: What does the world need to know about African enterprise?
Although mental health issues are gaining focus around the globe, developing countries are still underserved in this area. The good news is that one initiative is proving majorly impactful and the World Health Organisation are taking notice.