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Meet the Sneaker Company Investing in Education and Job Training Across Africa

In episode 84 of the Disruptors for GOOD podcast, I speak with Hugues Didier, Co-founder…

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Liesel Pritzker Simmons and Ian Simmons Discuss Impact Investing, Competitive Returns, and Environmental Change

In episode 14 of the Investing in Impact podcast, I speak with Liesel Pritzker Simmons &…

This Inspiring Fintech Startup Enables Affordable Financing Solutions for African Students in Global Universities
This Inspiring Fintech Startup Enables Affordable Financing Solutions for African Students in Global Universities

In episode 80 of the Disruptors for GOOD podcast, I speak with Dr. Lydiah Kemunto Bosire,…

Meet the First-Ever Food Forest in Rwanda and Impact it Creates
Meet the First-Ever Food Forest in Rwanda and the Impact it Creates

Rwanda is known as one of the countries in Africa with an improving economy. According…

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The New Africa: Provide Sustainable Solutions by Transforming the Youth Unemployment Crisis Through Technology

The mission of The New Africa is to provide sustainable solutions to the problems facing…

The Incredible True Story: From the Slums of Uganda to Innovative Tech CEO

In episode 53 of the Disruptors for GOOD podcast, I speak with Trinity Heavenz, Founder…

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A Conversation About Ending the Cycle of Poverty Through Slow Fashion

In episode 40 of the Disruptors for GOOD podcast, I speak with Jen Lewis, founder and…

Meet the 22 Year-Old Changing the Way We See Travel In Developing Countries Through Storytelling

Jigar Ganatra is the 22-year-old global citizen we need to change the world. Born and…

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Solar Energy and the Real Impact of Impact Investing

A little over a year ago my colleagues and I at ISSIMO became aware of…

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OpEd: Giving the Gift of Peace on Giving Tuesday

Featured photo credit: Tobin Jones x Peace Direct This year on Giving Tuesday, it’s estimated that over…

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Meet the Socially Conscious Startup Giving New Meaning to Off Season Travel

  Off Season Adventures is a US-based wildlife and community tourism organization focused on bringing…

This Inspiring Family Moved from the U.S. to Ethiopia & Started A Thriving Social Enterprise Company

Parker Clay is a luxury lifestyle brand with goods designed in Santa Barbara, California and made…

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Meet Baolyfe, A New Ethical Brand Bringing Life to Beautiful Craftsmanship in Kenya

    There is something very unique about Amanda, the founder and designer behind Baolyfe,…

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Meet the Social Enterprise Empowering Artisans and Former Child Soldiers in Africa

  There is something so special about JustOne: a social enterprise empowering artisans in the…

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How To Create A Sustainable Social Impact Brand(Part 2)

  Check out Part 1 of How To Create A Sustainable Social Impact Brand.   Hi…

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How To Create A Sustainable Social Impact Brand(Part 1)

  Hi my name is James Crawford, founder of Venture Leather, for the past two years…

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(Video) Social Enterprise Humanity Unified Releases Short Film To Address Gender-Based Violence in Rwanda

  Humanity Unified just released the first of three short films. The first one is…

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Popbeachclub is Turning Plastic Waste Into Board Shorts Then Into Education

  Swimming trunks or board shorts are part of everyone’s wardrobe. Popbeachclub are manufacturing board-shorts…

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These Sunglasses Provide Eyecare Grants To Patients In Africa

  Meet Pala. Through the sales of their sunglasses, the company provides grants to create vision…

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This Social Enterprise Is Using Perfume To Rebuild Lives In War Torn Communities

The 7 Virtues is a social enterprise beauty company based in Halifax, Nova Scotia. They…

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Le Dessein Creates High End Eco-Fashion To Support Children’s Education In Liberia

  There are currently 65 million girls out of school worldwide. Through the creation of…

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Why Solar Energy Works For Off-Grid Communities In Kenya

Guest post by: Dr Daniel McGahey AIEMA, Regional Director Africa, INTASAVE-CARIBSAVE Group – Daniel McGahey has…

Meet Five|Six, A Contemporary Textile Brand Looking to Bring Sustainable Education to Côte d’Ivoire

Meet Five | Six, a social enterprise textile company that looks to enhance education through…

Q&A; With Chid Liberty, Founder Of UNIFORM, And Africa’s First Fair-Trade Factory

UNIFORM is a clothing line on a mission. All products are ethically made by working mothers…