“Waste has value. Our role is to find that value.” So says the female founder of Chanja Datti – which also engages citizens in recycling, helps people access bank accounts, and even gets kids back into school. What are the secrets of its success?
Speaking at the GSG Summit, Julia Gillard says impact investing should help build a gender-equitable world post-pandemic, while First Bank of Nigeria chair Ibukun Awosika warns investment in women must be more strategic.
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.