Using ‘dumb’ phones to make children smarter may sound counter-intuitive, but Eneza Education is proving that SMS-based learning is the best way to reach pupils in remote and low-income communities in four African countries.
In the latest in our series delving into the core components of investing for impact, the head of Italy-based fund OPES-LCEF describes a career-long philosophy of hunting out overlooked potential, coupled with a razor-sharp focus on the end user.
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Kenya can take advantage of its popularity among impact investors to unlock $10bn for sustainable development, writes Krisztina Tora, market development director at the Global Steering Group for Impact Investment. Here's how.