Why 'entrepreneurial' aid is on the rise in East Africa

    Devex spoke with several development professionals about the general trend toward "active aid," and how infusing business or entrepreneurial elements into traditional aid operations can increase motivation and deepen the impact of a charity.

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    • Eleanor Ross

      Eleanor Ross is a freelance journalist based in London. She specializes in humanitarian, tech and travel writing. She writes for the Guardian, Financial Times, BBC, Broadly and Sunday Times, among others.