In September, the Bayer Foundation and the Social Impact Start-up Academy (SISTAC) will kick off the 5th round of their action learning program – an academic project that matches master students with social entrepreneurs from emerging Sub-Saharan Africa.
“iBreastExam is a great startup story,” says Stefan Wilhelm, Program Manager Social Impact at Bayer Foundation. “The hand-held device allows healthcare workers to perform breast examinations even in remote areas of developing countries. It takes just a couple of minutes, and provides real-time results via a mobile app.
Bayer Foundation rehabilitates primary school in Ivory coast. The Bayer Foundation donated EUR 200,000 to rehabilitate a primary school in the village of Nzikpli Sessekro, a small community in the middle part of Ivory Coast.
Bayer Foundation and the international NGO PATH are joining forces to slow the spread of COVID-19 in Senegal, Africa. PATH - one of five recipients of the Bayer Foundation´s Social Innovation Ecosystem Award 2019 - focuses on training networks of community champions to help prevent malaria.
Living Goods is a Uganda-based social enterprise with a mission to ensure that every family has the health they need to thrive, not just survive. Living Goods is living up to this mission by fully equipping community health workers with digital tools to provide basic health services.
We caught up with Maru to explore what is important for her when assessing potential applicants. Maru Winnacker was just a baby when she was found alone on the streets of Seoul. At the age of three, she was adopted by a family based in the Frankfurt am Main area of Germany.