Tag Archives: Ghana

Mistrust elections? In Ghana there’s an app for that

What role will tech play in the upcoming Ghanaian elections. In this CNN article, Loren outlines some of the ways in which technology is playing an increasingly important role in everyday and political life in the country.

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Ghana Decides 2016

Rightly or wrongly, elections sit firmly at the centre of modern-day democracies. But how many of us are truly informed? What access do we enjoy to really impartial content that is not trying to spin us a particular line or … Continue reading

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Fashion, Energy and Finance – just some of the areas being targeted by Start-ups in Ghana!

This is the third post about the hubs being supported by the Joint Hub Fund and the exciting start-ups which are emerging from them. Do have a look at my previous posts on ActivSpaces and Hive Colab. This final post … Continue reading

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Technology Innovation Hub Fund Impact to Date

As you may know, Indigo has been working alongside DOEN Foundation and Hivos Foundation running a fund to support tech innovation hubs in Sub-Saharan Africa. We believe that the best solutions to challenges are often devised locally. Through supporting technology … Continue reading

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Tackling West Africa’s Maternal Mortality Crisis

Back in 2013, we provided Grameen Foundation with a £15,000 grant to support their work to improve maternal and newborn health in rural communities in Ghana. With West Africa suffering some of the worst maternal mortality rates in the world … Continue reading

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Forecasting, Farming and Food

Often when reporting back on projects we’ve funded, we summarise a nicely edited report from our grantee. The reports are useful and provide us with a wealth of information on what works or doesn’t. But sometimes that means we don’t … Continue reading

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Farmerline Press Release on Ebola

The following is a press release prepared by Indigo grantee, Farmerline, regarding their work to tackle the Ebola crisis in West Africa. Ebola is Spreading  The Ebola outbreak appears to be far from over. As of 29 September, 6,574 cases … Continue reading

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