Hand in Hand at European events

Hand in Hand CEO Josefine Lindänge and Programme Finance Manager Peter Munyua took to the stage at two different events in November: the European Microfinance Week and the European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA) annual conferences. Take a look at Josefine’s presentation.

Josefine Lindänge joined forces with Frederik Jan ven dan Bosch, Manager of Micro and Small Enterprise Finance at the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, to present our shared experiences providing credit to and developing agri-businesses for small-holder farmers at European Microfinance Week  in Luxembourg on Friday 14 November.

Peter Munyua explained how our Enterprise Incubation Fund prioritizes societal impact and provides financial returns for venture philanthropists at the EVPA in Berlin on Tuesday 18 November.

Take a look at Peter’s presentation.

Why the public, private and third sectors need to work together

In a recent article for Bond’s Networker magazine Josefine Lindange, CEO Hand in Hand International, explains how, to be effective in the fight against poverty, we must work together.

“There is now a growing recognition that development cannot take place without jobs…However, job creation is a complex task and in order to meet that challenge we need to simplify and unify our approach – cut across boundaries and vested interests to bring together the resources available to focus on job creation. What does this mean for the key stakeholders – private sector, governments, and NGOs? “