Jobs and Justice in Rwanda

By Leila Janah, CEO, Sama Group at the 2015 African Philanthropy Forum Conference. Sama connects low-income people around the world to internet-based work. The organization’s signature program Samasource has moved over 7,000 families from $2/day to $8/day in East Africa and South Asia. Thirteen years ago, I spent six weeks in Rwanda with an incredible…

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Why Give: Philanthropy in Africa

Harnessing the power and innovation of Africa’s philanthropic leaders and social investors, the African Philanthropy Forum (APF) is shaping a global network of those who are committed to broad-based growth and inclusive development in Africa. In a recently launched video series, “Why Give,” members of the APF are interviewed, sharing their personal philanthropic trajectory as…

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This Month In Philanthropy

Summaries of Top News Related to Strategic Philanthropy in Africa Breakthrough FFD3 Outcome Sets Positive Tone for Global Change United Nations | August 3, 2015 The world marked a momentous event in international development in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, last month, as Governments adopted a new global framework for financing sustainable development. The Addis Ababa Action…

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