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

Main One Cable Company – Impact Case Study//

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DELIVERING CONNECTIVITY ACROSS WEST AFRICA: The internet market in Africa has been held back by unreliability, poor quality, and high costs. In Sub-Saharan Africa, the internet penetration rate is only 8 percent, compared to the world average of 23 percent. In order to make improved connectivity available at lower costs,… Read More

IGD AGINVEST: Catalyzing Agribusiness Investments in Africa//

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Transformation of the agriculture sector is critical to Africa’s economic growth and development. The World Bank estimates that growth driven by increased agricultural productivity is almost three times as effective in reducing poverty as growth in other sectors. Yet the potential for agriculture to lift farming incomes and enhance food… Read More