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The following is a guest blog post kindly provided by Christian Aid about a project we funded them and their local partner, Northern Aid, to carry out in Kenya. Last year, Christian Aid and Kenyan NGO Northern Aid were fortunate to team up with the Indigo Trust to trial an innovative water payment system in […]

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Recent grantee, Action Group for Democracy and Good Governance, have shared some photos with us that gives a flavour of the sort of work they’re doing to teach schoolchildren about the value of non-violent protest and civil resistance. You can read more about the grant here or, if you’d prefer, just have a flick through […]

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Giving HIV Positive adolescents in South Africa the support they need to overcome social isolation and stigma The following is a guest blog post kindly prepared by Indigo grantee, SHM Foundation The SHM Foundation over the past few years has been designing and implementing a support group model for those living and affected by HIV/AIDS […]

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The Indigo Trust has awarded a grant of £15,000 to FarmNet, an ICT4Ag start-up in Rwanda. Smallholder farmers are at the heart of the Rwandan government’s strategy to achieve a ‘Green Revolution’ to feed the quickly expanding capital, Kigali. However, a fragmented supply chain has translated the increase in production into an ever-increasing surplus. The benefits […]

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We have shared below contact information on organisations that fund educational projects in Africa.  You can link to the document here. [googleapps domain=”docs” dir=”spreadsheet/pub” query=”key=0AigwyuyHm4wXdGdvTS1FTGNOUzR5NzEtdUdmWGU1SEE&output=html&widget=true” width=”650″ height=”400″ /]

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Please see below information on Funders in the field of Health in Africa.  Or link to the document here. [googleapps domain=”docs” dir=”spreadsheet/pub” query=”key=0AigwyuyHm4wXdFBseTZVejhpb2l5RnBrUkxRamR4d2c&output=html&widget=true” width=”650″ height=”400″ /]

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Exciting news, we’re partnering with DOEN Foundation and Hivos Foundation are launching a new fund to support tech innovation hubs in Africa.  Below is some info on the fund: Two development organisations, Hivos Foundation and The Indigo Trust, alongside DOEN Foundation announce the launching of a new joint fund that will support technology hubs across Africa […]

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The Indigo Trust has awarded a grant of £41,926 to the Open Knowledge Foundation for its School of Data project in South Africa. In the age of big data, the volume of information that voters have at their disposal is monumental. Service delivery failures and corruption are hot political issues in South Africa. Access to […]

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The following is a guest post kindly provided by the team at Follow the Money. On Friday 16 June 2014, the Follow The Money Team launched another campaign to help relocate about 3,000 citizens of flood prone Gutsura – a community in Zamfara, Northern Nigeria. The ‘Abuja Data Party’ was a follow up to our […]

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