We invest in the people and the infrastructure that make a rural marketplace thrive.
The marketplace is the heart of rural African communities. It is where people gather, relationships grow, and commerce happens. It is where knowledge is shared between generations, and entrepreneurs test out their big ideas. A healthy, vibrant marketplace is where local people can realize their potential and strengthen their village – for everyone.
We build marketplaces that connect entrepreneurs in underdeveloped but high-potential regions to resources and each other. Our marketplaces provide communities with a centralized hub to effectively and efficiently grow local economic activity.
By investing in local entrepreneurs, we strengthen their leadership skills and ensure they have the tools to further develop and become self-sufficient. We nurture in practical ways by providing education and training in business and leadership skills, along with access to coaching and mentorship.
We support our entrepreneurs to grow their business through training and coaching, as well as providing them with an incubation space and opportunities for micro-loans to accelerate their