A successful serial entrepreneur, Scott Friesen points out that every job created in Africa represents the potential for not only one life to change – but for a whole family to break the cycle of poverty.
Philip shares how a community of entrepreneurs and investors have found a way to blend faith with work that produces fruit. Together they are positively impacting Africa by solving pressing problems in their local communities.
This article by Dr Tongoi provides a thoughtful entry point for those embarking on 'business as mission'. He explains why 'business' and 'mission' are not mutually exclusive terms, and cautions against viewing business as an 'access vehicle' into a community. A great theological and practical overview of how business can be a blessing to the nations.
Convinced that investing in women entrepreneurs in Sub-Saharan Africa is one of the most effective ways to alleviate poverty, Allie quit her job in San Francisco and moved to Nairobi. Four years' later, she has seen the lives of countless families changed through business coaching and access to capital.
Andy Agaba tells the story of how he founded Hiinga, a Christ-Centered Impact Investing Fund. He discusses the fact that poverty is multi-generational, and so, solutions should also focus on more than one generation.
Originally published by The Gospel Coalition Africa, this blog looks at how the Bible provides guidance for the person in customer service, and the author provides three helpful reminders for engaging with customers and clients in a Christ-honouring way.
Nissi Ekpott is passionate about leveraging intra-Africa trade and investment opportunities, for the benefit of everyone involved. Believing that sharing knowledge and skills is one of the best ways to achieve multi-generational impact, he shares 5 principles that provide practical encouragement and timely reminders of the call to bring social justice in and through business.
From more than 2 decades' experience, Jacques de Vos shares how to successfully launch new mobile and digital offerings in diverse African contexts. He firmly believes that combining the benefits of technology, and translating that into economic benefits for local citizens, are key enablers for creating productive societies on the continent.
Afrika Mhlophe is the passionate author of three books that deal with 'contemporary and contentious issues', such as what it means to truly follow Christ within the context of African traditions. In this article, he reveals eight profound insights that will enable business leaders to navigate cultural complexity wisely.
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