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How can business support charities and NGOs’ vital work during and post COVID-19?
23rd April 2020, 4.30pm-5.30pm GMT. Charities, globally, are at the forefront of supporting the vulnerable. Now more than ever their work is critical and the needs are increasing every day. With charities heavily reliant on public and private sector funding, their survival and continued impact is at risk. How can businesses, small and large, help them continue their work during and post-crisis?
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How Kitovu is transforming the lives of smallholder farmers across Africa
In this #MeetTheMB100 interview, Emeka Nwachinemere, CEO of Kitovu, explains how their suite of data-driven agricultural products is enabling African smallholder farmers to reduce costs and post-harvest losses while increasing yields and incomes, leading to more secure livelihoods. This interview series is sponsored by EY and Hogan Lovells.
Alex Stephany
Alex Stephany

Alex Stephany is the Founder and CEO of Beam, the world’s first platform to crowdfund job training for homeless people…

Alexander Fahie

Ethical Angel was founded by Alexander Fahie as a passion project while he was working as an investment manager. He…

Amos Obi

Based in Nigeria, Dr. Amos Abi is an inventor and social entrepreneur. He leads the Hetaved Digito Edu-Preneurship Hub, which…

Anitha Beberg

Anitha Beberg is the Founder and CEO of Seva Exchange, which works with organizations supporting blockchain for social impact and…

Aqdar Maskur
Aqdar Maskur

Aqdar Maskur has a strong background in agriculture, community development, social entrepreneurship and climate change. He was British Council Indonesia’s…

Brad Jones

Brad Jones is the CEO of Wave Money. Brad is an experienced executive specializing in digital finance, mobile money and…

Christopher Miller

Chris Miller is the Global Activism Strategy Manager at Ben & Jerry’s, a unique position within the corporate world focused…

Claudia Esparza
Claudia Esparza

Claudia Esparza is the Founder and CEO of Nanas & Amas, the first Peruvian social franchise that has helped more…

Dickson Ayuka

Dickson Ayuka is the Co-Founder and CEO of UjuziKilimo Solutions, an Agri-technology company empowering farmers to sustainably increase the farm…

Elijah Amoo Addo

Elijah Amoo Addo is a Ghanaian chef and food stylist who has become a social entrepreneur through his creation of…

Emmanuel Maduka

Emmanuel has over 3 years experience in rural development, program implementation and agricultural technology. In July 2018, he co-founded LifePro…

Gabriel Chaman

Gabriel Chaman is the Co-Founder of Ally Mishky, an organisation that supports the sustainable production of agroecological and healthy products…

Joseph Thompson

Joseph Thompson is the Co-Founder and CEO of AID:Tech, a company that provides digital identity solutions. Under his leadership, the…

Mavis Nduchwa

Mavis Nduchwa was the Founder and CEO of Chabana Farms (Kalahari Honey) a honey aggregator from Botswana. Founded in 2015,…

Mick Jackson

Mick Jackson is a serial entrepreneur, author and ex chart-topping rock singer. He is also the Founder and CEO of…

Mike Brady

Mike Brady is a forward-thinking business executive, entrepreneur and non-profit leader specializing in using the power of business to drive…

Peter Scher

Peter L. Scher is currently Vice Chair for JP Morgan Chase & Co., having previously served as Chair of the…

Praveer Sinha

Praveer Sinha has over three decades of experience in the power sector and has been credited with transforming the power…

Samson Ogbole

Farmer Ogbole Samson is the Team Lead for Eupepsia Place which uses technology as an enabler for Agriculture. Eupepsia Place…

Sandra Kwak

Sandra Kwak is the Founder and CEO of 10Power, a company bringing renewable energy to global communities that lack access…

Shiraz Jessa

Shiraz Jessa is the Founder and CEO of Bibimoney, a London-based Fintech company focusing on financial inclusion in emerging markets….

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Tariq Al Olaimy

Tariq Al-Olaimy is Co-Founder and Managing Director of 3BL Associates, a people and planet strategy consultancy and Think-do-Tank that was…

Wangiwe Joanna Kambuzi

Wangiwe Joanna Kambuzi is a social entrepreneur and community builder passionate about providing innovative solutions for socio-economic challenges in Malawi….

Alberto Macciani
Alberto Macciani

Alberto Macciani is the Global Head of Home Brands, DTC, Sustainability and Communication at Saflio, one of the eyewear industry’s…

Saskia Bruysten
Saskia Bruysten

A leader in the social business movement, Saskia co-founded Yunus Social Business (YSB) together with Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Prof….

Ashish Gadnis
Ashish Gadnis

Ashish Gadnis is the Co-Founder and CEO of BanQu, which was recently named to the TIME Magazine 2019 Innovations List. …

Johnmary Kavuma
Johnmary Kavuma

Johnmary Kavuma is a young environmentalist from Uganda. He is deeply passionate about changing people’s lives and saving the environment….

Nasreen Ali
Nasreen Ali Mohamed

Nasreen Ali is also the Founder and CFO of Cherehani Africa, a social enterprise that leverages mobile technology to provide…

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Alejandro De León

Alejandro has a degree in business in CUNEF (Complutense in Madrid), an MBA from IE and Brown University and a…

Aime Rebecca
Aime Rebecca

Aime Rebecca is an entrepreneur with over 10 years experience in business startup and management. After leaving DR Congo as…

Roberta Ventura
Roberta Ventura

Roberta Ventura left her twenty-year career in Investment Banking and Asset Management in 2016, to run the Social Enterprise she…

Joyce Kamande
Joyce Kamande

Joyce Kamande was born in a semi-arid in Central Kenya 28 years ago. She has 5 years “hands-on” experience in…

Adeshina Adewumi
Adeshina Adewumi

Adeshina is the Co-Founder and CEO for One Kiosk Africa, an online retail platform leveraging technology to connect small and…

Divin Kouebatouka
Divin Kouebatouka

Divin Kouebatouka is the Founder and CEO of Mvutu, a technology platform providing end-to-end agricultural services to farmers, including distribution…

Irene Etyang
Irene Etyang

Irene Ikarede Etyang is a Food Scientist and the Founder of Already Foods, a company that undertakes development and processing…

James Mwangi
James Mwangi

James Mwangi is CEO and Group Managing Director at Equity Group Holdings – a financial services holding company based in…

Sofie Blakstad
Sofie Blakstad

Sofie is the Co-Founder and CEO of hiveonline – sustainable digital finance for the next billion. Prior to founding hiveonline,…

Aaron Fishman
Aaron Fishman

Aaron Fishman is the Founder and CEO of East Bali Cashews (EBC) – a cashew processing business with a factory…

Victoria Kisyombe

Victoria is the Founder of Selfina, a company in Tanzania that provides micro-leasing to widows and young girls. Victoria is…