The African Future We Are Creating

The world is not fixed, but bends to our collective will

Magic only happens outside the status quo

Access to Food, Energy, Education, Health Care, Housing, Economic Opportunities and a Clean Environment are equally available to everyone independent of their country of birth, gender, race, age or resources.

To move from “what is”, to what “can be” requires dreamers, innovators, risk takers, humanists, and the collective will to manifest it. Impact Amplifier believes that African entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs are most fit for this purpose.  With over 40 years of collective experience in developing social and environmental innovations, we have designed our business to build the solutions and ecosystems required to enable this community to thrive.

Our Services

Accelerating Social Enterprises

Impact Amplifier offers a range of acceleration and training programmes focused on getting social enterprises ready for investment.

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Investing into Social Enterprises

Impact Amplifier supports high growth impact businesses to access funding from both local and international investors.

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Impact Strategy and Measurement for Large Companies and Institutions

Impact Amplifier supports larger companies to create and measure their social and ecological impact.

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Ecosystem Solutions for the Impact Economy

The “Impact Economy” is comprised of multiple businesses and organisations across a broad spectrum of sectors.

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Recent Work

The following reflects the projects Impact Amplifier was or is involved in from 2019 to the present timeframe.

Building Resilience and Impact Assessments

Client:

Nando's

Location:

South Africa, USA, United Kingdom, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Malawi

Date:

2012 - Present

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Capacity Building Programme For Entrepreneurs and Intermediaries

Client:

SAIS

Location:

South Africa, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Malawi, Botswana

Date:

2019 - Present

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Africa Online Safety Fund

Client:

Google.org

Location:

Senegal, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya, Ethiopia

Date:

June 2020 - Present

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South African Food Ecosystem Impact Assessment

Client:

FoodForward South Africa (FFSA)

Location:

South Africa

Date:

June 2020 - Present

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Digital Skills Marketplace

Client:

Google.org

Location:

South Africa

Date:

2019 - Present

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Social Innovation Accelerator and Fund

Client:

SAB Foundation

Location:

South Africa

Date:

2018 - Present

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Our Impact

Understanding the contributions we make is critical to who we are and provides the data we need to reach our goals and objectives. In 2019 our impact highlights included:

R

50

m

Social Enterprise Grant/Debt Funding raised

44

New jobs created and 202 sustained

1,209

Rural children gained access to Primary and Secondary Education

15,000

Children accessed new STEM Infrastructure

4,360

Subsistence farmers accessed Primary Healthcare

90,000

People received Specialist Medical Care

We conduct an annual impact assessment of all our work and align it to the Sustainable Development Goals.

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Landscape Mapping for Impact Measurement and Management in South Africa

Who is measuring social impact, why and how are they doing it? These questions and more are explored in a recent study conducted by Impact Amplifier and Genesis Analytics.

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Latest News

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Digitizing and Scaling Food Security: COVID-19

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