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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