Students enable market entry in Germany for Moringa from Mali and the Ivory Coast
The project is part of the Bayer Foundation's Action Learning Programme and the Social Impact Start-up Academy (SISTAC), which brings together master's students with social entrepreneurs from emerging sub-Saharan Africa.
Women Empowerment Award 2023: Meet 15 female founders making strides for social change
In collaboration with Unknown Group, we are thrilled to announce the winners of the Bayer Foundation Women Empowerment Award 2023. This award recognizes and supports 15 outstanding female entrepreneurs from the Global South (Latin America, Africa, and the Middle East, and Asia Pacific) who are driving social change through their innovative health, nutrition, and agricultural solutions.
White paper on obstacles and challenges for female entrepreneurs in sub-Saharan Africa
What do 501 women from 35 different countries in sub-Saharan Africa have in common? They all applied for the 2022 Women Empowerment Award with their innovations in health and nutrition, driving change and shaping the continent's future. What else? They all face similar challenges that prevents their businesses to scale.
Bayer Foundation Report 2022: Let’s move from Impact Measurement to Management!
At the Bayer Foundation, we strive to move from impact measurement towards active management through a data-driven approach for decision-making and portfolio development. We evaluate our current Social Innovation portfolio to ensure our grants are reaching the target beneficiaries all while verifying the successful generation of long-lasting impact.
Game-changing female entrepreneurs from the Global South - is your innovation driving positive change by bringing better health and nutrition to everyone? Harvest a ealthier future by applying for the Bayer Foundation Women Empowerment Award 2023.
Trees can create livelihood: opportunities for Malian farmers
Rokiatou Traoré is on track to economically empower 5,000 farmers (of which 65% women and youth) in Mali by the end of 2023, while demonstrating their ability to become successful entrepreneurs. Through her company Herou Alliance, Rokiatou will support them to plant over 100,000 Moringa trees this year. The income they generate through planting Moringa trees, benefits themselves, their families, their communities and their environment.