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#adf16morocco Social Media Campaign
Tweets from the social media campaign for ADF-16 in Morocco
African Emergency Food Facility Social Media Kit
The African Development Bank’s Board of Directors has approved a historic $1.5 billion emergency response to address a potential food crisis arising from a disruption in supplies due to the war in #Ukraine.
Everyday Heroes - Somalia
Everyday Heroes highlights local leaders who are contributing to peace in their communities and in Somalia. These leaders, activists, youth and inspired everyday citizens are serving as role models and symbols of hope by inspiring others to reclaim, rebuild and revitalize their communities. This video series highlights grassroots progress in local governance, education, women’s empowerment and youth activism.
In Nigeria, a mother’s search for tasty, nutritious food for her son spurs a baby food revolution
For Women’s History Month, we spotlight Oluwaseun Sangoleye, founder of Baby Grubz, a Nigerian baby food company. As a first runner-up in the African Development Bank’s 2020 AgriPitch competition, Sangoleye and Baby Grubz received a $10,000 grant from the Bank’s Youth Entrepreneurship and Innovation Multi-Donor Trust Fund. We asked Sangoleye about her journey to change the way mothers think about nutrition and feeding their babies.
#SomaliaResponds was a crowdfunding and social media campaign to encourage Somali diaspora communities to support COVID-19 response and recovery efforts in Somalia. We wrote all content for the social media toolkit that was used as an outreach tool for Instagram, WhatsApp and Twitter.
Black Voices in Sustainable Investing
Hosted by Include Ventures Partners Bahiyah Y. Robinson (CEO, VC Include) and Taj Ahmad Eldridge (Senior Director for Investment, Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator), VC Include’s Black Voices in Sustainable Investing speaks with asset managers, network creators and allocators about ESG investing in 2021 and beyond.
African Development Bank’s Youth Entrepreneurship and Innovation Multi-Donor Trust Fund provides more than $7.3 million for youth jobs and skills
In June and July of this year, an African Development Bank technical review committee approved eight project proposals to receive funding in an important milestone for its Jobs for Youth in Africa Strategy. Approved proposals will receive grant funding of more than $7.3 million to operationalize their activities, creating several new enterprises and an estimated 20,000 jobs for youth across the continent.
On International Youth Day, we recommit to engage young entrepreneurs working toward Africa’s Covid-19 resilience
International Youth Day on 12 August celebrates young people around the globe and what better time for the African Development Bank to renew our promise to accelerate entrepreneurship, create more jobs and stay aligned with the evolving needs of young people in Africa, even amidst these uncertain times.
Drcloud, one of 20 AfricavsVirus winners, offers Nigerians telemedicine and community via a mobile app
In April 2020, the Drcloud team entered the AfricavsVirus Challenge(link is external), a competition for solutions to the challenges facing African communities as a result of Covid-19. Their innovativeness and ability to meet the needs of Nigerians unable to access in-person healthcare due to the pandemic earned them a position among the Challenge’s top 20 solutions.
African Development Bank unveils Top 20 AfricavsVirus winners in virtual event
The African Development Bank has announced 20 finalists of the AfricavsVirus Challenge(link is external) who will receive a grant of up to $20,000 as well as access to business development and other in-kind services.
Igniting a revolution in export logistics for African SMEs
Market liberalisation, globalisation and agribusiness expansion is growing rapidly around the globe. Increased demand for agriculture, especially within Africa, is creating an opportunity for emerging agribusinesses.
Une nouvelle vision de l’assainissement autonome au Sénégal
Le Sénégal tend à devenir un modèle révolutionnaire dans le secteur de l’assainissement avec un programme national axé sur l’assainissement autonome.
Changing perceptions around menstrual hygiene management and why it’s important
Celebrated worldwide every 28 May, Menstrual Hygiene Day raises awareness about menstrual hygiene management (MHM) and the important role it plays in improving the wellbeing of women and girls. Throughout the year, Speak Up Africa prioritizes MHM as a key focus area for the organization, impacting how menstrual health is talked about and advocated for across West Africa.