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NewsGIF pledges support to mClinica’s new initiative during coronavirus crisis

GIF pledges support to mClinica’s new initiative during coronavirus crisis

23rd April 2020
As COVID-19 spreads with startling speed, it is vital that we act swiftly to support those who are on the front lines assisting communities affected around the world. Today, GIF is proud to announce we are ramping up support for pharmacists in Cambodia and the Philippines via mClinica – a digital health company that has […]
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NewsOur latest investment in agri-tech startup Kamatan, ensuring better pricing for farmers and less wastage

Our latest investment in agri-tech startup Kamatan, ensuring better pricing for farmers and less wastage

20th April 2020
GIF is excited to announce a £1.6 million investment in Kamatan, an agriculture-technology startup leveraging supply chain technology to ensure better pricing for farmers and to reduce wastage in the sector. Based in India, Kamatan works with farmer produce organisations (FPOs) to source produce for direct supply to agricultural enterprises, processors and retailers. Kamatan helps […]
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NewsGIF announces new Chair and Board members

GIF announces new Chair and Board members

17th April 2020
GIF announces the appointment of Sal Giambanco as Chair, alongside the appointment of three new Board members GIF is delighted to announce that Sal Giambanco has been appointed Chair of the Global Innovation Fund Board of Directors following the departure of Kanini Mutooni, Managing Director of Europe, Middle East and Africa for Toniic, who leaves […]
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BlogResponding locally to a global crisis

Responding locally to a global crisis

17th April 2020
With the world entering an economic downturn of unprecedented magnitude, high on our agenda is protecting our partner organisations and the social value they have created. The organisations and innovators in the GIF portfolio were on track to positively impact the lives of 89 million people by 2030 before this crisis. We must work to […]
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NewsGIF opens new Nairobi office

GIF opens new Nairobi office

15th April 2020
I am delighted to announce GIF’s global presence is increasing with the opening of our new GIF office in Nairobi, Kenya. Being at the heart of regions we seek to invest in will help GIF make its strong investments in the Global South even stronger. As Managing Director – Africa I will support the sourcing […]
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NewsBreaking the cycle of depression: GIF’s $1.6 million grant to StrongMinds

Breaking the cycle of depression: GIF’s $1.6 million grant to StrongMinds

7th April 2020
GIF is excited to announce a $1.6 million grant to StrongMinds, a charity that aims to treat depression in women in Africa with less than $2 per day to spend on their families. StrongMinds currently operates in Uganda and Zambia; and addresses depression by delivering facilitator and peer-led courses of Group Interpersonal Psychotherapy (or IPT-G), […]
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