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Jan Schwier

Opinion Jan Schwier, Maddie Holland, Soa Andrian and Siyasanga Hayi-Charters 11 March 2021

African philanthropy is emerging as a force. How can it increase support to African NGOs?

When the first confirmed sub-Saharan Africa case of Covid-19 was detected in Nigeria in February 2020, many African governments moved quickly to contain the virus. While other parts of the world struggled to slow the …

Opinion Jan Schwier and Maddie Holland 12 July 2020

How African philanthropy responds in a crisis

Africa will likely not be spared from the public health and economic ravages of the COVID-19 global pandemic. But while the global community struggles to respond with timely aid and as funders focus on addressing …