September 26, 2017

The Pulse is a special background brief by Shared Interest’s Executive Director for key investors and other stakeholders on recent developments in South and Southern Africa that impact the organization’s work. 

This issue of The Pulse is based information gleaned during a trip to South Africa from August 9 to 16, 2017.

       

Business Unusual

The week highlighted South Africa’ deep-rooted and continuing tradition of struggle.  Poetically positioned, it began with South...

February 14, 2017

The Pulse is a special background brief by Shared Interest’s Executive Director, Donna Katzin, for key investors and other stakeholders on recent developments in South and Southern Africa that impact the organization’s work. 

       

Sustainable Development Goals Center/ Africa: Launch

“Africa’s establishment of its own center to implement the UN Sustainable Development Goals shows that African countries are looking to Africa for solutions to our own issues, and making...

June 22, 2016

The Pulse is a special background brief by Shared Interest’s Executive Director, Donna Katzin, for key investors and other stakeholders on recent developments in South and Southern Africa that impact the organization’s work. 

The National Development Plan aims to eliminate poverty and reduce inequality by 2030.

 - National Development Plan – 2030        

Context

South Africa’s challenges in agriculture are not new, as the country continues to grapple with natu...

May 18, 2016

 

 One of the most compelling aspects of gender lens investing is its potential not only to incorporate women and girls into systems that have excluded them – but to change those systems.  And to change them by applying values and practices women prioritize in order to build more just and inclusive societies.   During the past 22 years, Shared Interest’s experience in South and Southern Africa has provided a number of examples that demonstrate the impact and potential of gender lens investing – a...

March 10, 2016

 

One of the most compelling aspects of gender lens investing is its potential to incorporate women and girls into systems that have excluded them — and to change those systems. To change them by applying values and practices women prioritize in order to build more just and inclusive societies.

When Shared Interest was launched in 1994, just after Nelson Mandela was elected president, to enable international investors to put their money work in helping to build a more equitable South Africa, race...

October 13, 2015

 

The Pulse is a special background brief by Shared Interest’s Executive Director for key investors and other stakeholders on recent developments in South and Southern Africa that impact the organization’s work. This is the first report.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Progress and Headwinds

 

As Shared Interest celebrates a year of success in strengthening the platform for equitable development at the levels of South Africa’s grassroots communities as well as financial institutions, the nation itself faces some significant...

Please reload

Featured Social Media 
Recent Posts

December 28, 2016

Please reload

Archive
Please reload

Follow Us
  • Facebook Basic Square
  • Twitter Basic Square
DONATE

---------------------------------------------------

With your generous support, thousands more Southern Africans this year will gain access to local capital, secure livelihoods and hope for a better future.

SITE MAP

--------------------------------------------

CONNECT WITH US

-----------------------------------------------------------------

  • Facebook Social Icon
  • Twitter Social Icon
Shared Interest is a registered @2016 Copyright.  All Rights Reserved. 121 West 27th Street, Suite 805, New York, NY 10001