Results for Case Studies

Cummins’ Growing Impact in Africa//

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Cummins Inc., a global power leader, redesigned and greatly amplified their Africa strategy after joining IGD’s Frontier 100 program and developing on-the-ground relationships with key African business leaders. The company now plans to invest $15 million annually in Africa over the next five years, creating jobs and high-skill training programs… Read More

AICO Africa Limited – Impact Case Study//

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ACHIEVING GROWTH THROUGH SMALLHOLDER FARMER ENGAGEMENT More than 70 percent of Africa’s poor live in rural areas, the majority of whom depend on smallholder agriculture for their livelihoods. AICO Africa Limited, a diversified agro-industrial conglomerate incorporated in Zimbabwe, serves the needs of smallholder farmers in 15 African markets through its… Read More

ContourGlobal – Impact Case Study//

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POWERING HEALTHY, VIBRANT COMMUNITIES One of Africa’s biggest constraints to growth is a widespread electricity shortage throughout the continent. Insufficient generation capacity, unreliability, high prices, and low rates of access significantly reduce business productivity and local development. Several of the most groundbreaking African power projects in recent years have been… Read More

Equity Bank – Impact Case Study//

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TRANSFORMING LIVES THROUGH INCLUSIVE FINANCIAL ACCESS: Access to affordable financial services is a significant challenge in Africa. In Kenya, for example, more than 70 percent of households relied on informal sources of financing in 2007. Kenya-based Equity Bank has developed financial products that target the low-income market to achieve scale… Read More