Sixty million children under the age of five worldwide suffer from severe malnutrition and 142 million from chronic malnutrition. One million of these children die every year as a consequence. […]
China is a superpower and the preferred partner of many governments in Africa, and is why last month’s 5th International Roundtable on China-Africa ...
With global water use growing at more than twice the rate of human population increase in the last century, the issue of water security issue is quick ...
The winners of theÂ Women Powering Work: Innovations for Economic EqualityÂ competition, sponsored by General ElectricÂ andÂ Ashoka Changemake ...
Dorien Beurskens, founder ofÂ Young AfricaÂ (YA) and an Ashoka Fellow who was elected as part of the â€œFuture Forwardâ€ partnership withÂ The MasterCard Foundation,Â shares key insights and approaches as part of the [...]
Two years ago, I wrote about the signing of theÂ Nigerian Lending Principlesâ€”a landmark agreement made by eight of the nation’s leading banks to commit to sustainable financing at the first [...]
Tsega Belachew (@tsepeaces) shares insights on social entrepreneurs paving the path for youth employment solutions in Africaâ€¦ It is not easy to be young and in the labor market today. [...]
Today at World Water Week in Stockholm, The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC) and Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP) announced the Companyâ€™s support of new programs in four African [...]
By Vikas Vij Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) has undertaken a number of social investment programs as a part of its corporate social responsibility. The programs focus on education and [...]
Sanga Moses, Founder of Eco-Fuel Africa was the first amongst his siblings to finish school and complete his tertiary education â€“ thanks to a public scholarship for gifted students. On [...]
Every 28 days across the globe, half the worldâ€™s population menstruates. Yet despite this is one of lifeâ€™s most natural occurrences, for millions of girls and women across Asia, Africa, [...]
Brine Science: How Salt and Ingenuity Purify Water for Thousands in Asia and Africa Early last summer, Sister Mary Ethel Parrot dropped by the office of WaterStep, a Louisville charity [...]