Africa Forward is a groundbreaking initiative co-created by members of the African Chapters of Catalyst 2030 to rapidly accelerate actions that place our continent’s challenges at the heart of collaborative, partnership driven opportunities.
Africa Forward’s objective is to support the next cohort of social entrepreneurs as we collaborate on innovative pathways and solutions to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on the continent.
Our goal is to achieve strategic shifts focusing on five Pillars, evolving the social enterprise and entrepreneurial ecosystem to create strong, supportive and collaborative social impact.
1. Narrative shift
Restructure the approach to African narratives by profiling the African leadership of local social enterprises.
2. Ecosystem development
Undertake initiatives to enable cooperation between governments and social entrepreneurs to strengthen the social enterprises ecosystem through collaboration and wellbeing initiatives.