Thursday
September 20
2018

Nestlé and Ashoka advance Social Investment Accelerator Programme

Nestlé and Ashoka on Tuesday announced the commencement of a social investment accelerator programme that seeks to advance social entrepreneurship and boost economic development in Africa.

As part of the programme, 12 social entrepreneurs from Ghana, Benin, Egypt, Kenya, Uganda and South Africa would have the opportunity to learn new tools and methodologies to help refine their business model and become investment ready.

The selected young social entrepreneurs, would be working in the fields of nutrition, agriculture, education, e-commerce, water, and sanitation.

Photo courtesy of Sudipto Sarkar.

Source: GhanaWeb (link opens in a new window)

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Entrepreneurship
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accelerators, emerging markets, social business, social entrepreneurship, social impact