This quarter’s edition of the Bertha Centre for Innovation (University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business)’s magazine Inside:Out explores Financing for social ventures and would make great reading for many of our followers. On page 14-17, I explore our approach to funding, looking at why we take risks, with small grants, across a diverse […]
I’ve written another article for CNN. This article explores how increasing access to information, strengthening civil society, amplifying the citizen voice and supporting professionals who are providing services to society’s poorest should result in positive change for society. It mentions lots of our grantees. Find out who by reading it here.
With some 95 million mobile phones, multiple mobile operators and 44 million internet users, Nigeria is one of the best connected countries in the region. It’s little surprise, therefore, that it’s home to a great many organisations and groups hoping to exploit that connectivity for social change. During our recent two-week trip to the country, we […]