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Code4SA Press Release: Mapping Cape Town’s Budget

The following is a press release provided by one of our grantees, Code4SA. The original press release can be found here. Despite the Constitution of South Africa promoting community involvement in local government, community organisations have found the City of Cape … Continue reading

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Accountability Innovating Within and Outside Government at Global Innovation Gathering Berlin

I recently wrote about the fantastic opportunity I had to be part of the Global Innovation Gathering in Berlin both before and during Re:Publica.  There were so many fascinating discussions that I thought I would turn them into several blog … Continue reading

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SwahiliBox Takes Shape

M-Power’s mission to connect Mombasa, Kenya’s second largest city, to the global grid is taking shape!   Thanks to a collaboration with the National Museums of Kenya, space has now been secured for a community driven technology hub – SwahiliBox.  Meet … Continue reading

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Indigo Christmas Office Clausure

Ho ho ho! The Indigo team will be out of the office from mid-December until early January. As such, any proposals received during December will not be reviewed until the New Year and applicants should expect a slower-than-usual response.  Don’t worry, though, we’ll be … Continue reading

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Grant to Publish What You Fund

Indigo has recently awarded a grant of £45,000 to the aid transparency campaign organisation, Publish What You Fund. The funding is going towards the organisation’s core costs, while part will be used for recruitment consultancy services. This  is the second grant … Continue reading

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The Importance of Marketing (and some stuff about Mad Men)

While most of my knowledge of marketing is gleaned from binge-watching Mad Men, even I can appreciate it has a role to play. And while most people undoubtedly associate it with multinational corporations, Hollywood blockbusters and the like, marketing actually … Continue reading

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Grantee Gathering in Cape Town

It was fabulous to have the opportunity to gather some our our Cape Town grantees in Woodstock for a delicious lunch and animated discussions.  While sipping hot tea to warm our winter shivers we shared stories of successes and challenges. … Continue reading

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