Organisation: Hivos Foundation

In June last year, we blogged about our involvement in establishing the Joint Hub Fund to support tech hubs across Africa. Today, Indigo is delighted to announce that we will provide a further £100,000 towards supporting the Fund. This is the largest award Indigo has made since we started supporting technology and development in 2010 and […]

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When Indigo started funding in Africa four years ago, we set out to do something that we felt other funders weren’t doing. Not only did we feel that the potential impact of mobile and web technology was ripe and should be supported, we also recognised that many organisations – particularly small, local ones – needed […]

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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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As most of you probably know, I’ve moved to South Africa for 6 months.  I’ll still be continuing my usual Indigo role as Executive and will also be focusing on ramping up our efforts in South Africa in the lead up to the national election. It’s been a busy first week.  I had the Praekelt […]

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During a visit to Zimbabwe towards the end of last year it became obvious that a technology innovation hub could have a tremendous impact in Harare. There’s a highly educated population, a relatively well established, albeit dispersed tech community, reasonably good infrastructure and significant potential for technology to contribute towards the betterment of society.

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