Zawadi is a twenty-year-old girl from Mukuru kwa Njenga. Like many Kenyans, Zawadi has never seen a doctor. She is one of two million slum dwellers. If she would make it to the nearest healthcare facility, she would have to face long waiting hours, stockouts of essential medical supplies, and poor service. In fact, there […]
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Sara regularly visits patients in her community in Kiandutu, treating cases of malaria and diarrhea, or supporting pregnant women and newborns. She is one of 64 000 Community Health Workers (CHWs) in Kenya. For Sara, the COVID-19 outbreak has led to a lot of stress and anxiety. She is worried that she might be infected […]
How concretely can inclusive businesses become part of the Covid-19 response in low-income settings? In our last post we explored where inclusive business provides solutions. VC4A has mapped relevant enterprises across Africa, and many others exist in other regions. The challenge is that most of these enterprises only cover parts of the population in a […]
Inclusive business offers solutions to protect poor people in low-income countries from the impacts of the Covid-19 crisis. Supporting these solutions can contribute to creating more resilient, inclusive economies. In our new blog series, Inclusive Business and Covid-19, we explore how. At Endeva, we are putting our capabilities to use to protect the poor. We […]
The Covid-19 virus will soon make waves in low-income contexts in South Asia, Africa and Latin America. While these regions have a much younger population than the EU or China, both the disease itself and any measures to keep it from spreading will have a severe impact. The most vulnerable will be hit hardest. When […]
Listen now! Christina Tewes-Gradl, Endeva Managing Director, speaks with ChangeHackers about her journey as an entrepreneur While recently in Delhi, Endeva Managing Director, Christina Tewes-Gradl, was interviewed by ChangeHackers on her journey as an entrepreneur. Get a behind-the-scenes look into Endeva’s history and how we achieve our mission to make poverty a thing of the past. During the interview, Christina touches […]
TUM Summer School 2018: Sustainable Entrepreneurship We are happy to share the first international Summer School on „Sustainable Entrepreneurship“ at the TUM School of Management in Munich from July 15-27, 2018! The program targets international Master students interested in sustainability and entrepreneurship. During the two week program at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), a collection of highly dedicated and experienced academics and entrepreneurs, […]
Are you an entrepreneur or organization interested in replicating a successful AgTech business model in your location? We’d like to invite you to a one-day replication workshop, hosted by eKutir, the Inclusive Business Action Network and Endeva in Delhi, India on April 18 from 1 to 6 pm. The workshop will give you an opportunity to understand the eKutir model in […]
Endeva, Gearbox and Co-Creation Hub Nigeria have just launched a Call for Startups for the German International Cooperation Agency’s (GIZ) Make-IT Accelerator in Kenya and Nigeria. 30 select startups (15 per country) will receive a free placement in the 9-month acceleration programme, based in Nairobi, or Lagos. Throughout the nine months, our highly experienced team will provide access to the right knowledge, […]
How Bitcoin (and other cryptocurrencies) could help small and medium entrepreneurs from developing markets to tap into the global economy Bitcoin and the blockchain principle that underlies cryptocurrency are inspiring the imagination of developers, investors and entrepreneurs across the world. Just imagine everything we could do with it, everything we could revolutionise! Every major industry […]
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