October 12, 2021

Non-Profit Accounting for Social Impact Leaders

In GDI’s experience incubating initiatives, a working understanding of non-profit finance, accounting and operations are tools in a successful toolkit for early-stage organization leaders.  However, these entrepreneurs, board members, and senior leaders are rarely subject area experts in these fields, and digestible descriptions of the most relevant content are difficult to find.  To support our […]

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October 7, 2021

Global Opportunity Youth Network (GOYN) Learning Report

The Global Opportunity Youth Network (GOYN) is the first global initiative to catalyze systems shifts for youth in communities around the world through the creation of sustainable training, employment, and income-earning pathways building on place-based solutions. Working with Anchor Partners situated in communities around the world, GOYN strives to create economic mobility for “Opportunity Youth”—young […]

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July 2, 2021

Voice of Invisible Citizens Report II: One Year of COVID-19 and Shift in Migration Patterns

“Voices of the Invisible Citizens II” is a result of conversations with over 2300 workers throughout the past year to understand the challenges that continue to impact migrant families in India. A follow-up to the April 2020 “Voices of the Invisible Citizens” report, this research was produced by the Migrants Resilience Collaborative (MRC), a grassroots-led multi-stakeholder […]

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May 18, 2021

Strengthening Early Childhood Development (ECD) Delivery in Kenyan Counties

The early years in a child’s life, from 0 to 5 years (in Kenya that is 6.7 million or 14% of the population), are the most important time for supporting holistic development and preparing the child for future success in life. It is therefore important to allocate resources to support the health and learning of […]

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April 22, 2021

Emergent Launches LEAF Coalition to Protect Tropical Forests

On this Earth Day, GDI-incubated Emergent and its partners launched the largest forest-focused public-private coalition in history to guarantee $1 billion in demand for carbon credits to protect the world’s tropical forests. Amazon, Nestlé, Unilever, GlaxoSmithKline and Salesforce are among the companies supporting the new initiative, known as the LEAF Coalition. Learn more about the […]

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April 6, 2021

Overcoming TB’s Trust Deficit

Tuberculosis experts and Covid-19 experts can attest to the same truth: that infectious diseases thrive on distrust. In recognition of World Tuberculosis Day, the Leapfrog to Value team focuses on how to build trust between TB providers and patients – starting with listening. Read the team’s perspective based on their field experience in India.  Leapfrog […]

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November 2, 2020

Shifting the Job Narrative: Unlocking the Creative Economy for Youth Employment

Youth employment is undoubtedly one of the most discussed and important issues for governments, educators, private sector, and development actors around the world. All too often however, the jobs that are available and recommended for young people are not leveraging their talents nor their aspirations and interests. The key drivers of economic opportunity today and […]

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October 22, 2020

Launch of COVID-19 Adaptation Fund

COVID-19 has increased the need for support from non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to aid at-risk populations against the extreme social and economic impact of the pandemic. In response to this situation, GDI, Instiglio, and a donor have launched the COVID-19 Adaptation Fund in Rwanda and Kenya. From approximately October 2020 to April 2021, this initiative will […]

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October 21, 2020

COVID-19 Learning Brief: Comparative Observations from Kenya and South Africa on Youth Skills Development and Employment

The global COVID-19 pandemic has not only impacted health, lives, and economies, but also the labor market and the education sector. Governments, policymakers, private sector groups, trade unions, international organizations and other stakeholders are attempting to respond in rapidly changing circumstances. This new learning brief provides a reflection on the experiences of Kenya and South […]

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September 4, 2020

Aceli Africa Launches with Flagship Financial Benchmarking Report

Aceli Africa is a new market incentive facility to mobilize $700M in lending to agricultural SMEs and improve livelihoods for over 1 million smallholder farmers and enterprise employees by 2025. The design and implementation of Aceli Africa is based on lending data and stakeholder insights gathered over the past two years. These findings are detailed in […]

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