September 22nd, 2016
Episode 622 of 770 episodes
We hear from social entrepreneurs in Africa whose businesses are designed to make an impact as well as a profit. African Entrepreneurs face a lot of challenges - from the lack of 24/7 electricity, to the difficulties getting loans to start a business. Didi Akinyelure taps into the brains of some of the social entrepreneurs making a difference in Africa and brings you a battle between an MIT graduate and a Harvard business school graduate which ends with a potential funding offer for one of the social entrepreneurs. With: Mary Dinah, CEO, Job-Link Recruitment in Nigeria John Kakungulu Walugembe, Founder, Better Livelihoods, Uganda Eric Guichard, CEO, Homestrings which has invested over $28 million in 35 social enterprise projects in 12 African countries Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola, Founder of Wecyclers a social enterprise that turns trash into cash (Picture: Programme panel during recording; Credit: BBC)
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