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The following is a press release prepared by Indigo grantee, Farmerline, regarding their work to tackle the Ebola crisis in West Africa. Ebola is Spreading  The Ebola outbreak appears to be far from over. As of 29 September, 6,574 cases of the hemorrhagic fever caused by the Ebola virus have been reported in Liberia, Guinea, […]

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The Ebola outbreak currently sweeping across much of West Africa is the worst recorded in history. Recent reports have shown the disease to be ravaging Sierra Leone at a ‘terrifying rate’. Controlling the spread of the disease, then, is a hugely important task and ensuring proper public health education is a necessary first step. That’s why […]

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Indigo has recently awarded a grant of £45,000 to the aid transparency campaign organisation, Publish What You Fund. The funding is going towards the organisation’s core costs, while part will be used for recruitment consultancy services. This  is the second grant we have awarded to the group this year and details of the first grant can be […]

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Substance abuse and addiction are common the world over, but in the Alexandra township of Johannesburg the problem is particularly pressing. School pupils are at risk of failing or dropping out due to the prevalence of alcohol and substance abuse. That’s why we have awarded Siyakhona – an organisation based in the township – a grant of £15,000 to develop […]

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A grant of £14,714 to Mzalendo Trust in Kenya to help promote their parliamentary monitoring site, increase user numbers and visibility.

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After a relatively quiet summer here at Indigo, the pace is picking up and this is the first of a series of blog posts concerning newly awarded grants. The others will follow shortly. We’re delighted to announce a grant of £10,863 to GroundUp, a South African initiative of the Community Media Trust and University of […]

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It’s not often we talk about the Seychelles on here – in fact, it’s very rare that we hear from organisations and individuals in the Seychelles. When it comes to accessing legislative information on and offline, however, the Seychelles are ahead of the game. This is thanks to the work of Seychelles Legal Information Institute […]

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People (at least in the UK) often complain that Christmas seems to be getting earlier and earlier each year. So I apologise for the fact that while it’s only just September, I’m mentioning Christmas already.

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The following is a guest post kindly prepared by Indigo grantee, Farmerline. In our final year at university, we (Emmanuel Owusu Addai and Alloysius Attah) felt very lucky and privileged at having made it that far. We wanted to give back to our family and the communities that supported us. In 2010, Mobile Web Ghana Entrepreneurship Program […]

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While most of my knowledge of marketing is gleaned from binge-watching Mad Men, even I can appreciate it has a role to play. And while most people undoubtedly associate it with multinational corporations, Hollywood blockbusters and the like, marketing actually has a very important role to play within charities.

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