Read about our latest developments, ideas, events, theories and supporters.

It’s not just a question of hygiene

Most children in Uganda, especially in rural areas, do not receive any sexual education. Girls are caught completely unawares of their first period. This makes them vulnerable in several ways: They are made fun of at school when they experience leakage during their...

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Rethinking Development Aid

Impacc was born in 2019 out of a frustration with the standard project approach to development aid: Money is used to start a project; when all is spent, the project ends and a new project starts with new money, often in the same place.  We believe that there is a...

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Business as a force for good

We use the tools of business to meet social challenges. We identify local green business ideas that have already had first proof of concept and help them grow by scaling their business through  a franchise system into other  regions and countries. Our aim is...

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February News

We have been picking up speed in the last few months, so we’ll change the rhythm of our updates from quarterly to once every two months. Today you will read about our funding breakthrough that allows us to digitise our model, new additions to the team that strengthen our tech capacities, and new ventures on the horizon that see us “go West”.

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November Newsletter

Welcome everyone to our latest newsletter. Since August we have made great progress in creating green jobs for poor people in fragile states. For a start, Mirembe Nnaassuna, MakaPads CEO, has found an ingenious approach to increasing demand and building...

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August 2020 Newsletter

Impacc is an international social business NGO that creates green jobs for poor people in fragile states. We build and scale businesses where markets don’t yet work for the poorest. We find innovative business models that have the potential to create local, green...

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May 2020 Newsletter

First two ventures ready to go My co-founder Jochen and I went to Kenya, Ethiopia and Uganda right before the lockdown and negotiated Letters of Intent for the creation of Impacc Stoves Ltd. in Ethiopia and MakaPads impacc in Uganda. In Ethiopia, practical...

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