Venture Philanthropy

The topic of innovation was widely debated at the Sankalp Africa Summit in Nairobi, a regional convening of social investors who aim to spur inclusive growth in Africa by supporting new market-based solutions.

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During my visit to Haiti this month, I met with a Haitian social entrepreneur named Dr. Ronald Laroche, who manages DASH (Développment des Activités de Santé en Haïti), a network of health facilities that currently provides preventive, primary and secondary health services to 40,000 people living in the country’s two largest cities—Port-au-Prince and Cap Haitien.

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