Organisation: iWatch

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 […]

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After 16 years of military rule, Nigeria’s present constitution was peacefully adopted in 1999. Yet corruption and poor governance have plagued the country ever since and both the 2003 and 2007 Presidential elections were marred by ethnic violence. Despite this, the 2007 election resulted in the first civilian-civilian power transfer in the country’s modern history. […]

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In Transparency International’s recent Corruption Perceptions Index, Nigeria was rated 143rd out of 183 countries. Given this fact, we’re delighted to announce a grant of £5,000 to iWatchLive, a web application that not only allows citizens to access Nigerian government budget data, but also allows them to report back on incidences of corruption and poor […]

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Having previously supported the Co-Creation Hub in Nigeria, Indigo is delighted to announce a £10,000 grant to cover salary costs for a business adviser to provide support to several of the very promising projects that are emerging from the hub. The grant will be used partly to support the following projects: 123Health – A Health […]

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