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November 5, 2014, No comments

SOS Children’s Villages Kenya, Life Beads Kenya have provided vocational and skills training for young adults and community members by making shoes, soccer balls, backpacks, wallets, and makeup bags from […]

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Bringing Women into Africa’s Growth Story

October 14, 2014, No comments

Yasmin Belo-Osagie and Afua Osei’s paths first crossed when they worked together at McKinsey & Company. But the idea to start a pitch competitio ...

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Smokeless Biofuel Saves Lives in Africa

October 8, 2014, No comments

When I make dinner tonight, I’ll walk over to my stove, turn a few knobs and be eating in twenty minutes or less. Easy, clean, safe and cheap. Howev ...

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Embedding Publishers in Tanzania Through a New Volunteer Program

October 6, 2014, No comments

In 2010, I left my job, home, friends and family to work for two years in Tanzania with St. John’s University of Tanzania in Dodoma. It was challeng ...

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    The New Africa Is Rising and Shining
    August 21, 2014, No comments

    The U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit that took place in Washington August 4-6 may well be a turning point for the image makeover that many experts believe the region is ripe for​ [...]

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    Chocolate Gets Sweeter with CSR in the Mix
    February 13, 2014, No comments

    Over the last few years, awareness of the issues related to cocoa production has grown substantially. Cocoa, the raw material for chocolate, is one of the world’s most popular food [...]