See the highlights from our 2019 East Africa Partner Trip

See the highlights from our 2019 East Africa Partner Tri

April 24, 2019

Earlier this year we took a group of philanthropists and partners to visit some of the social businesses in our portfolio in Uganda including Godson Commodities, Impact Water&Tugende. We also visited Kenya to see some of our pipeline companies. It was a fantastic opportunity to meet not only with the social entrepreneurs, but with the people whose lives have been changed with the products, services and higher incomes that the social businesses provide.

“Going Back to That World Is Equal to Committing Suicide.” - Professor Muhammad Yunus on the Opportu

What must be done now, during the COVID-19 crisis, to avoid returning to assured humanitarian and ecological disaster? In our special panel on Friday, Professor Muhammad Yunus made one thing clear: There is no going back.

Godson Commodities - The entrepreneurs who quit their jobs and sold their home

We spoke to the founders of Godson Export Commodities, Godfrey and Marketing Director Anne Macharia to understand why they started the business and what they have learnt along the way. Godson Export Commodities collects, processes and exports chia, quinoa, and sesame grown by smallholder farmers in Uganda.

BASF Grameen Ltd – Mosquito nets

Malaria is one of the major health problems in Bangladesh. According to the WHO World Malaria Report 2009, 11 million people in Bangladesh are at risk of malaria.

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