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I Am Kigali

Rwanda has a rich history. For years, its diversity has at the center of the world’s attention. Today the nation has transformed remarkably. The World Bank Group’s 2015 Doing Business Report rated Rwanda as the best performing country in East…

Cultures collide in These Images Are Stories

A picture is worth a thousand words… Most have heard this said countless times. Images play an important role in our history and recently, many have begun using just visuals to express opinions, emotions and as a call to action.…

Impact Talks in Bujumbura : Connecting Key Players

Burundi is in transition. The country is flourishing and key players are stepping up to the plate and working at changing the narrative. There is a breed of forward thinking individuals who are promoting industries that promote the economy while…

Impact Hub Khartoum Gets in the Wildlife Space

Today’s problems are best solved by partnerships and innovative thinking. This is how Impact Hub Khartoum is quickly solidifying its status as an organisation that is serious about addressing crucial issues around them. The entity has added to their increasing…

Build In a box Bamako

Unemployment is a cause for concern the world over. The World Unemployment and Social Outlook- Trends 2017 Report by the Internantional Labour Organisation states that the number of unemployed people globally is just over 201 million. Developing countries are the…

Global Design Platform launches Climate Action Challenge

Design creates culture. Culture creates values. Values determine the future.           –Robert L Peters (graphic designer and industrial designer} What Design Can Do (WDCD), a platform for the advancement of design as a tool for social change has launched the Climate…

Happy Hours Spreading Impact

When Impact Hub Kigali opened its doors in 2015, one of the key goals was to create  a network of social entrepreneurs and facilitate collaborative efforts which are crucial to communities looking to make a positive impact. A relatively new…

Impact Hub Accra launches Agri-business Accelerator

The Agri-business value chain in the developing world is a crucial sector for economic growth. From Cape to Cairo, land is one of the biggest assets nations have.This is why it is important to utilize land and maximize production. The…

Impact Hub Johannesburg hosts Finance Masterclass

Impact Hub Johannesburg together with the Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship is hosting a 2-day Access to Finance Masterclass for social entrepreneurs on the 15th and 16th of September. The Bertha Institute is the first academic center in…

Impact Hub Kigali hosts Open Data Round Table

The unprecedented enthusiasm with which the world has embraced the digital era is a sign of the times. Times when ease of access and minimal time consumption influence decisions more than anything else. Big data is a currency now, the…

Disruption and Impact: Africa’s Four Finalists for Accelerate 2030

The correlation between innovation and impact has made it possible for people to solve the simplest problems in a remarkable and effective way. Muhammad Yunus’ solution to the influx of loan sharks and alleviate poverty in Bangaldesh was the Graameen…

Impact Hub Johannesburg Incubation Programme begins

Impact Hub Joburg has launched an exciting incubation and funding program that is centered around utilizing Design Thinking to solve the world’s most pressing problems. Impact Inspired will offer practical learning on key business themes and success drivers while giving…

“IT IS MORE THAN AN EMPTY PLASTIC BOTTLE”- A Social Enterprise that values litter

Meet Mark Bryan Boadi Mark can help you get rid of your trash. And make it beautiful…So beautiful you might want it back! Mark woke up one day and he had had enough. His neighbourhood was so littered that drains…

Africa Joins the World for Accelerate 2030

As the world continues to collaborate and seek for solutions to improve lives, Africa is proud to be a part of the change. We will once again be a part of Accelerate 2030, an acceleration program facilitated by Impact Hub…