Startups alone do not solve poverty in Africa

Startups alone do not solve poverty in Africa

By Mathilde Miedema ¬†   Recently, the Nobel Prize for Economics 2019 was awarded to three economists for their research into tackling extreme poverty in developing countries. They have found that a seamless connection to the local context and the achievement of...
Yayasan Bumi Sasmaya (YBS) & Mantra

Yayasan Bumi Sasmaya (YBS) & Mantra

Yayasan Bumi Sasmaya (YBS) & Mantra Organization name: Mantra Organization type: Consultant company Date of incorporation: 2016 Country of operation: Indonesia Link to Netherlands: Collaboration with Dutch universities and students Size: 15 Industry (GICS):...
RESCO

RESCO

RESCO RESCO (Renewable Energy Service COmpany) started as a program from the Dutch NGO Hivos, to improve energy access in remote areas of the Indonesian Island Sumba. RESCO became an independent social enterprise in 2016. Their value proposition involves the provision...
Africa Improved Foods

Africa Improved Foods

Africa Improved Foods This case emerged from our explorative research on inclusive business models. We have not applied the 5-steps plan on this case, but it serves as an example since the framework could be applied here. Africa Improved Foods (AIF) is established in...
Acting as a steward for inclusive business

Acting as a steward for inclusive business

By André Nijhof LendaHand is a typical example of an inclusive business. It aims to service financial transaction between people with and without money. How? By showing on a platform why local entrepreneurs in developing countries need investment capital and allowing...