Our ventures are always hard at work creating change in Canada and Africa, but sometimes it is hard to keep up with all that activity! Let’s pause and celebrate our successes over the past couple of months.
Here are just a few examples of the exciting updates we have been getting from our ventures.
Mining Shared Value – Success in Partnership with Centerra Gold
Jeff Geipel, Venture Leader for Mining Shared Value, recently visited Kyrgyzstan to analyze local procurement efforts of a gold mining company. Learn more about why this is significant for MSV’s work towards changing the global mining system here.
WatSan – Thought Leadership from Malawi
Earlier this month, the WatSan Team presented three papers at a Water, Engineering and Development Conference in Vietnam. They are excited to be sharing their work beyond Malawi’s borders! To learn more or read their papers, check out this post from Sydney.
Pollen Group (formerly AVC) – Case Study from Uganda
Pollen Group/AVC, in collaboration with Mercy Corps, has just released an important case study about managing and building development programs that can learn and adapt. It includes practical ideas on implementation, which fills a ‘missing void’ in development literature. Check it out.
Stay tuned to learn more about the work of EWB’s ventures – like Mining Shared Value, WatSan and Pollen Group! EWB volunteers and staff are working tirelessly to change global systems and bring an end to extreme poverty, so there are always more stories to share.