A $500,000 grant was awarded to the
Mercatus Center at George Mason University and its partners, the South Africa-based
Free Market Foundation and Londons
Institute of Economic Affairs for the groups recently launched joint initiative Enterprise Africa!
Enterprise Africa! field teams will work with entrepreneurs in some of the poorest countries in the worldMauritius, Namibia, Rwanda, Kenya, Botswana, and Tanzaniato understand how poverty can be fought on the local level. Successful entrepreneurs in these countries have developed their own workable solutions to problems of healthcare, political corruption, famine and education.<