Welcome to the website for the Trickle Out Africa Project. Trickle Out is a research project examining social enterprises and environmental enterprises in Eastern and Southern Africa and their potential role in sustainable development and poverty alleviation. Trickle Out began in February 2011 as part of Dr. Diane Holt's ESRC First Grant project. Trickle Out has evolved over time and is now an ongoing project led by researchers from Essex Business School the University of Essex, and the Henley Business School the University of Reading, the project also leverages the skills and knowledge of a global network of academic and practioner supporters. We are constantly updating this website so please explore it to learn more about our research. To contact us please click on the icon link below:
You can now register for the Trickle Out Africa Project Directory of Social Enterprises and Environmental Enterprises and Support Organisations. Click on the following links to be sent to a secure registration page. You have four different registration options:
- If you are a single entrepreneur providing environmental goods and/or services working just for yourself then please click here
- If you represent a social enterprise or environmental enterprise, or an NGO involved in enterprise activities please click here
- If you represent a co-operative or membership association helping social enterprises or environmental enterprises to trade please click here
- If you represent a donor/aid agency or support organisation helping social enterprises or environmental enterprises please click here
Whichever option you select you will be sent to a secure registration page. On this page will be further information about the project, about how your data will be stored and used, and about your right to informed consent.
We have created a directory of social enterprises and/or environmental enterprises and support agencies spanning 19 countries in Eastern and Southern Africa. We are still building the directory however it is now available for use. If you would like to register with us please click here. To begin searching please click on the image link below.