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EcoHeroes Africa

Ecoheroes Africa project is an African Youth Food Security and Climate Change Ambassador Program (AYFSCCAP) that works with youth ambassador across Africa to sustainable fight climate change while ensuring food security. To achieve this, the ambassadors will plant 10million trees and set up 1000 community/ school gardens in 10 years. The AYFSCCAP will also mentor and train 1000 youths across Africa on agribusiness.  You have a great chance of making a difference in your community. We work with 500 ambassadors...

Fresh Food For All

Feeding vulnerable families during covid-19  With covid-19 gradually turning into a hunger crisis, there is a need for more food production to need the need of vulnerable communities. This crisis has a devastating effect in the English regions of Cameroon that is faced by both covid-19 and the ongoing socio-political crisis.  "I have 7children and we are starving. It's difficult to feed my children every day as before since I cannot go to the market due to the lockdown" said Martha...

Break the Chain

How AYOSA is helping minority, vulnerable, and internally displaced families protect themselves against coronavirus  Despite government and international recommendations to combat covid19, millions of minority families and internally displaced lack access to materials needed to enforce these recommendations. Most of them are exposed and are at high risk of contracting the virus due to a lack of basic materials such as face mask, proper handwashing stations, soap, and sanitizer.  Working in partnership with the Center for Human Rights and Democracy in...

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Coronavirus is triggering deep digital change in African fintech

A schoolboy walks beneath a mobile phone advertising billboard in Johannesburg. AP Photo/Denis Farrell The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the global economy. This crisis has become the single biggest catalyst for a digital transformation. For organisations and business, not just in the continent, digitizing has moved from a good to have, to a survival gamechanger in what has become the new norm. Within just months, the world has been flung into ‘Digitization Unusual’ as businesses seek ways to stay above water and ensure continuity post-crisis. Rapid...

Africa’s Quiet Cashless Payments Revolution

While one might assume that a payments revolution would be a hard thing to miss, as it turns out, it can happen. It all depends on how closely the world is looking — and what exactly it expects to be looking for. Sometimes, DPO Group CEO Eran Feinstein told Karen Webster, a massive paradigmatic shift can fly under the radar, if it looks just different enough from what the world is used to seeing. Africa, and East Africa specifically, he noted, offer...

The Problems Facing eCommerce In Cameroon

Although multinational companies like Jumia, Afrimalin, and young Cameroonian entrepreneurs drive eCommerce in Cameroon, consumers encounter numerous challenges getting their goods and services properly handled and delivered. And although Cameroon is among the top ten African countries in terms of eCommerce penetration, these issues make it difficult for eCommerce to perform at the rate it could. Lack of Promotion Many Cameroonians simply don’t believe in buying online. They worry about the security risks that come with these transactions. The number of people...

The Future Of E-commerce In Africa: A Mere Illusion?

The potential for a remarkable and long lasting e-commerce growth is within Africa’s grasps. Now, it is the responsibility of everyone involved in this market to do everything in their power, so that African countries can truly enjoy and benefit from e-commerce. It is undeniable that the growth of e-commerce is still going strong around the world. The African continent has also been seduced by online sales and electronic transaction. However, if we want to see the interesting predictions about...