ImpactMarkets featured in JHU SAIS Annual Magazine

ImpactMarkets featured in JHU SAIS Annual Magazine

SAISPHERE, the annual publication of the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), recently featured ImpactMarkets founder David Schacht on working in emerging and frontier markets.

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ImpactFocus: Why Mushrooms Matter

ImpactFocus: Why Mushrooms Matter

I was privileged this week to be invited to visit a for-profit social enterprise in Rwanda called Kigali Farms.  The work they are doing to build a market (both on the supply and demand side) for mushrooms in Rwanda inspired ImpactMarkets to choose them as our first social enterprise profiled in our new blog series, ImpactFocus.

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Community2Community Giving: from Eastern Iowa to Eastern Rwanda

Community2Community Giving: from Eastern Iowa to Eastern Rwanda

​While on travel in Rwanda for an upcoming $25MM agricultural investment project, I had the opportunity to witness a different scale of economic and community development.  This Community2Community project between Eastern Iowa and Eastern Rwanda, demonstrates the power of philanthropy and the role of technology in enabling strong intra-faith and intra-community connections.

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