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Global Philanthropy Forum - Why Give: Philanthropy in Africa

 

Harnessing the power and innovation of Africa’s philanthropic leaders and social investors, the African Philanthropy Forum (APF) is shaping a global network of those who are committed to broad-based growth and inclusive development in Africa..Read full article...

 

 

US State Department, partners launch Women’s Venture Xchange-Africa

 

The United States (US) State Department, Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN), Case Foundation and Mara Foundation have partnered to launch the Women’s Venture Xchange-Africa initiative, which aims to help female entrepreneurs grow their startups and reach new markets.Read full article...

 

   

South African Government - Youth Development Agency and Mara Foundation launch partnership

 

The National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) and the Mara Foundation have embarked on an exciting new partnership to empower and inspire South Africa’s young talented entrepreneurs.Read full article...

 

 

Mara Mentor South Africa

 

A tangible outcome of the first day of the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa was an agreement that the National Youth Development Agency would partner with the Mara Foundation to run the online mentorship scheme, Mara Mentor.Read full article...

 

   

Microsoft - Entrepreneurs in Nigeria to receive training and mentorship through Microsoft CloudPreneur Project

 

In collaboration with Fate Foundation and Mara Mentor, Microsoft today launched the ‘CloudPreneur Project’ in Nigeria, which will provide participating start-up with entrepreneurship, Cloud and ICT training. At the end of the project, the 20 best performing participants will receive mentorship to manage their own profitable businesses based on Cloud technology.

 

Ventures Africa - Mara Sokoni

 

Rapidly growing pan-African company, Mara Group has launched an online market place, Mara Sarkoni which forms an eco-system of mobile and tech platforms designed to connect Africans across the continent. This presents an opportunity for young and dynamic Africans to connect through e-commerce, m-commerce, last mile logistics, and a social media platform, under the leadership of a new, top-level management team.Read full article...

 

   

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