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If It Were My Home
January 12th 2015 | by Antonia Cross
Tags: Ghana | Malawi | South Africa | South Sudan

The lottery of birth is responsible for much of who we are. If you were not born in the country you were, what would your life be like? Would you be the same person? The website www.IfItWereMyHome.com  allows you to compare your home country to others. By using the “country comparison tool” you can compare living […]

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Deki makes National News and Doubles Lending
January 7th 2015 | by Antonia Cross
Tags: Daily Mail | National | News | Vashti Seth

A huge thank you to everyone that read about our inspiring CEO, Vashti Seth and our humble beginnings in the Daily Mail online. The article helped to more than double Deki’s lending total from last December and was shared across social media nearly 500 times. Tripled traffic to our website, doubled our YouTube video views […]

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Deki’s Partner Friska Wins Best Ethical Restaurant Award
October 29th 2014 | by Antonia Cross
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 Antonia Cross
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 Antonia Cross
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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