GroFin Client - Five Builders Construction - Egypt

How young Arab entrepreneurs are powering job creation

Moving away from their historical over-reliance on the public sector, Arab youth are empowering themselves by pursuing entrepreneurship avenues and these young Arab entrepreneurs are creating employment at scale The eighth United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) calls for promoting “inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment, and decent work for all.” A new report by the

GroFin Healthcare Client - Ebony Clinic, South Africa

Ebony Clinic: Quality healthcare for South Africans with GroFin’s support

With an overwhelming majority of the population at 97.6% consisting of native South Africans, and only half the households having access to piped water, Kaalfontein in Johannesburg is a typical township that is struggling to cater for a high BoP population. While townships are economically and politically significant in South Africa, they continue to lurk

GroFin Herbal Healthcare Client - Jim Products, Nigeria

Banker turned Herbalist: Jim Products Limited, Nigeria

Nigerian banker-turned entrepreneur Mikail Jimoh is the founder and Managing Director of Jim Products Limited (JPL). He worked in the banking industry for over 10 years before joining Anisere Herbal Consults to deepen his knowledge of herbal products prior to setting up JPL in 2001. The business commenced production of herbal products in 2002 for

Women Empowerment in Africa through GroFin Client - GAEA Foods, Kenya

What businesses can do to promote women empowerment in Africa

“Eliminating gender inequality and empowering women could raise the productive potential of one billion Africans, delivering a huge boost to the continent’s development potential,” notes the African Development Bank on women empowerment. In this context, businesses have a key role to play in advancing women’s economic empowerment in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). In addition to their human

GroFin Healthcare Client - Grand Care Hospitals, Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Grand Care Hospitals Nigeria – Bringing Quality Private Healthcare to Port Harcourt

Entrepreneur Dr. Eke James Amuche is a happy man these days. A number of critical cases have been successfully treated at Grand Care Hospital (a private healthcare facility) in Bayelsa State with its recently purchased fully equipped ambulance and emergency equipment , which would not have been possible previously. From a radiant warmer that has been used to

GroFin Client, Highland School, Rwanda

Impact investing comes of age, set to revolutionise the investment world

As impact investing comes of age, to quote the Economist, it is time to take a look at the largest survey of the Impact Investment landscape, and see how this nascent industry is fast becoming a mainstream phenomenon. A decade into the creation of a formal impact investing industry, the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN)