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Deki’s Partner Friska Wins Best Ethical Restaurant Award
October 29th 2014 | by Kaire Davidson
Tags: Ethical Investment | Fundraising

We’re so thrilled with our partner Friska winning the Observer Food Monthly Awards 2014 Best Ethical Restaurant, partnering with Deki.               For the past 18 months Friska have supported a Deki entrepreneur each month by selling a dedicated Deki Dish and donating 10p from each sale of the dish. They choose an […]

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Photographer Adam Dickens on Changing Lives, One Photo at a Time
October 27th 2014 | by Kaire Davidson
Tags: Deki Updates | Field Partners | South Sudan | Uganda | Women

In July 2014 our photographer Adam Dickens travelled to Northern Uganda to meet our truly inspiring female South Sudanese entrepreneurs living there. The trip had already been postponed for several months as we were waiting for the civil unrest to settle in South Sudan. That time never came and Adam travelled to Northern Uganda where […]

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New Field Partnership in South Africa!
October 21st 2014 | by Kaire Davidson
Tags: Deki Updates | Field Partners

Deki is growing and we’re really excited to announce our newest partnership with Siza Capital in Johannesburg, South Africa. Many people don’t immediately think of South Africa as a country in need but the reality is that there is a huge disparity between the rich and the poor. Siza Capital is based in the notorious Soweto […]

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Luol Deng 2xNBA All-Star Basketball Player Signs Up in Support of Deki
September 26th 2014 | by Kaire Davidson
Tags: Deki Updates | Fundraising | Luol Deng | Microfinance | South Sudan

For basketball fans, Luol Deng will need no introduction. Deki is delighted to announce our new partnership with the 2 x NBA all-star player, Britain’s highest paid sporting export. Luol was born in Wau, in what is now South Sudan, but fled during the civil war at the age of 7 and became a British […]

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Hardworking Father of Nine Sets up Third Business
September 20th 2014 | by Kaire Davidson
Tags: Deki Updates | Malawi | Microfinance

Bellings Zgaka is a young father from Usisya, Malawi. In the past three years, Bellings has taken two different Deki loans to help work himself and his family out of poverty by expanding his business. His success story, and the dedication behind it, is an inspiration to any aspiring entrepreneur. In 2011, Bellings had just […]

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