There is much evidence pointing to a fertile environment for entrepreneurs in Africa! Grow Movement is delighted to assist in their success, and if you are interested in becoming a Grow Movement business mentor, please contact us for more information.
UK AID funded study by top global business schools finds coaching African micro-entrepreneurs over mobile phone is effective in relieving poverty
UK AID funded study by top global business schools finds coaching African micro-entrepreneurs over mobile phone is more effective than micro finance in relieving poverty
Nearly 1/2 of the world's population — more than 3 billion people — live on less than $2.50 a day and more than 1.3 billion live in extreme poverty — less than $1.25 a day. These statistics (from UN) are staggering, and we can all do something about it. Here at Grow...
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The study examines the impact of remote business coaching on small business sales in Uganda, using the gold-standard research methodology known as randomized controlled trial (RCT) or Randomised Controlled Field Experiment (RCFE). You can read more about these types of study in our dedicated blog post from May 2019. The research is important in demonstrating, through academic investigation, the power of Grow Movement’s work and its ability to help African entrepreneurs grow their businesses and ultimately, improve the lives of local people and their families.
It’s time to recognise our amazing Volunteer Consultants again!
RCTs are still seen as arguably the best way of conducting impact assessments to determine whether an intervention has really worked. If you are interested in finding out how Grow Movement has used this method to evaluate the effectiveness of business mentoring for entrepreneurs in Africa, stay tuned for our upcoming news and press releases!
Zoe Lawson writes about entrepreneurship in Africa: how it is booming, with a huge market of consumers, and specifically the impact of female entrepreneurship.
We held our regular Volunteer Consultant call in April. At this call, Ed Koch gave an update about Grow Movement, covering Terms of Reference for these VC calls, Uganda Study results, Grow Movement 10 year anniversary.
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