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When Investment Is Not Just About Economics - Migrants making a difference in the development equation

A noisy chatter cuts through the gloom as dusk settles on the otherwise sleepy village of Gomoa Simbrofo in Ghana’s Central Region. Children are rushing to the one room with electricity in the village school to attend evening class. But it is an evening class with a difference.

 

One Thousand Opportunities for the Land of the Thousand Hills

Sometimes, a flash of genius for a great development idea can strike you in the kitchen.

Providence Tuyisabe was struck by this flash three years ago when he was experimenting at home with different fruit juices and ginger, a spice that is an integral part of Rwandan dishes. “My friends and colleagues loved the drink and asked for it every time they visited me,” Tuyisabe recalls.