A headteacher who founded a small charitable school in a conflict-torn Nigerian city now has his sights set on replicating his educational model in neighbouring countries. The key to this success? Switching to a social enterprise approach.
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.
Our regional snapshot explores social enterprise in the world's youngest continent. This time we meet some of the investors – featuring GSG trustee Elias Masilela and the new African Venture Philanthropy Alliance.
Brazil's largest impact investing fund gets a $10m boost, the Nigerian government launches a solar powered schools initiative in Lagos and the prestigious Cambridge University announces the launch of a 2016 social innovation masters degree.