GOING WHERE MARKETS HAVE FAILED AND AID HAS FALLEN SHORT
West Africa is home to three of the top 25 fastest growing countries in the world. Yet, the wealth that’s been generated hasn’t trickled down to the lowest-income households.
A region with rapid economic development, a fast-growing population, a widening gap between rich and poor, and a tremendous need for new solutions to tackle poverty.
Although most East African economies have continued to grow over the past few years, income inequality remains high in both rural and urban areas — from farmers to slum dwellers.