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New Economy Booster COVID-19 economic recovery program comes to an end

The New Economy Booster program (NEB), which has supported businesses focused on solving Covid-19 related socio-economic problems in Ghana, wrapped up yesterday, 16 April 2021. Since its launch in September last year, the social enterprise project has supported over 200 advanced and early-stage ventures, startups, non-profit organizations, and initiatives in Ghana.

New Economy Booster and COVID-19 pandemic

Supporting social entrepreneurs make sustainable, resilient and inclusive gains towards socio-economic recovery The evolving COVID-19 pandemic from the onset has impacted nearly every known component of Africa’s economies and societies. In 2020, the World Bank announced that sub-Saharan Africa’s Growth would fall -3.3%, and this would push the region into its first recession in 25 …

New Economy Booster: Acceleration ventures exchange ideas with Entrepreneur-in-Residence Derrydean Dadzie

Top ventures of the booster program engage renowned entrepreneur Ventures accepted into the New Economy Booster Acceleration track, spent time engaging the Entrepreneur-in-Residence (EiR) Derrydean Dadzie on Friday, 5 of March at Impact Hub Accra. At the forum, the ventures, many of whom are less than 3 years old or just formed, discussed real-life problems …

Lafiya Innovators: Home Mobile Nurse

Anthony Ogoe, CEO of Home Mobile Nurse speaks about his start up; how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted his business in 2020 and how the Lafiya Innovators program boosted his company. Home Mobile Nurse brings health-care directly to patients’ homes, while also increasing employment opportunities for nurses. Lafiya Innovators is a startup incubation program to support …

Lafiya Innovators: Gricd

Oghenetega Lortim the CEO of Gricd speaks about his start up; how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted his business in 2020 and how the Lafiya Innovators program transformed his company. Gricd is a Lagos-based startup that built a smart cold chain box that could help people, especially health personnel, keep temperature-sensitive commodities (like vaccines; blood) at …

Lafiya Innovators: Verifie Health Ghana

Alexander Quiasie CEO of Verifie speaks about the start up; how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted his business in 2020 and how the Lafiya Innovators program helped his company. Verifie is an Accra-based startup that offers sexual health education, testing, counseling and guidance towards receiving the appropriate methods of prevention and/or treatment through interaction via a …

New Economy Booster Features: Frish (Nshonam)

Samuel of Frish (Nshonam) talks to us about joining the New Economy Booster (NEB) program and how his business has benefitted from it during the COVID-19 pandemic. Frish (Nshonam) made it into the Acceleration phase of NEB. Frish aims at aggregating artisanal fishing and marketing via a combination of e-commerce and traditional selling strategies. This …

New Economy Booster Features: Magvision Recycling

Magdalene Ontoba of Magvision Recycling talks to us about joining the New Economy Booster (NEB) program and how her business has benefitted from it during the COVID-19 pandemic. Magvision Recycling made it into the Acceleration phase of NEB. Magvision enterprise provides a wide range of plastic solutions for households and raw materials for various packaging …

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