The growth of Swasth India, a provider of affordable healthcare services to low-oncome households in the slums of Mumbain demonstrates the potential of social enterprise.
Sundeep Kapilla and Ankur Pegu established Swasth in 2008 to fill the gap in primary and preventive health services left by the government. In Mumbai alone, 32 million people a year fall below the poverty line due to the cost of their healthcare.…Continue
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Salon Series: “A Path to Conflict-Free Chocolate?” is a four-part interactive webcast that will help facilitate a dialog on how business affects peace—addressing the various social, environmental, and governance challenges the cocoa…Continue
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Many Public and Private Donor organizations(including Business Organizations) of rich and developed Countries in the world, have been donating or lending billions of money as aid and debt for long time in many third world countries and underdeveloped and developing countries for organising various types of social and…Continue
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On December 6th, Impact Lab and LAB Open Innovation came together with the support of Business Fight Poverty to present a discussion on the challenges and opportunities faced by social entrepreneurs whose work is geared at the Bottom of the Pyramid (‘BoP’). The event brought together a panel of voices from across various sectors including academia, the private sector, government, and the social impact space. The panel members’ unique points of reference led them to each address…Continue
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PARTENER WITH US TO ADVERTISE, SELL PRODUCT,EXPLOIT THE AVAILABLE RESOURCES AND GROW UP YOUR COMPANY THROUGH OUR COMMUNITY IN HAITI
Morne-A- Bruler, area of Haiti is a new, safe marketplace facing great…Continue
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"As part of Frost & Sullivan's research and market intelligence work, we seek to identify industry Best Practices and…Continue
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Affordable Housing - An opportunity to create employment
The backlog for Affordable Housing in South Africa are in the millions. The main culprit in increased cost and affordability is "skilled labour*. The lack of artisans in the construction trade continuously escalates due to the fact that there are no new "apprentices" enrolling. Bricklayers and plasterers are only two of the key artisans that effect the cost of building…Continue
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Trade Advance Ltd and Bees for Development are delighted to announce an innovative partnership to develop beekeeping livelihoods in one of the poorest parts of Ethiopia. The initial step will be to establish an Apiculture Centre of Excellence, the first of its kind, in the…Continue
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The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) is seeking a professional to join its Development Focus Area team, which promotes the role of business in driving greater social inclusion and sustainable…Continue
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Oxford HR is helping the Gatsby Charitable Foundation, an independent private foundation, to recruit a new Senior Programme Manager, Cotton Programme (based in Dar Es Salam), as part of their Africa team. Gatsby’s Africa programmes are focused on catalyzing the growth and competitiveness of key sectors in East Africa that impact large numbers of people. Gatsby has a business-like culture based on sound analysis of markets and where the Trust plays a proactive role in designing,…Continue
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Head of Private Sector Participation
Salary: £48,038 - £53,705 per annum (including London allowance)
Based: London, Waterloo
Closing date: 12noon, Monday 16th April…
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It is a great honour to be selected as member of the week. Thank you.
I thought I'd celebrate by posting my fiftieth blog post on this site and reflect on how this network has helped me and the ColaLife supporters make the progress we have made.
For those of you who read the title and thought I meant my fiftieth birthday, bless you,…Continue
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Africa Wise Group blog, Africa Wise Group has created a blog on word press, please follow us or connect with us on twitter, facebook, myspace and linkedin.
We work for the betterment of Africa.
We look forward to serving your needs in Africa.
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CEO of AFRICA WISE GROUP LLC.Africa Wise…Continue
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By Ivy Mungcal
To most people, wallpaper serves an obvious purpose: to decorate homes. But in rural villages across the developing world, an innovative type of wallpaper may soon help protect families from malaria.
Malaria is among the world’s most dangerous infectious diseases, claiming the lives about 1 million people every year, according to the …Continue