RAVInvest uses cloud technology

to bring equitable trade, peer mentoring to rural Africa

RAVInvest director Ueli Scheuermeier knows that well-established blueprints and best practices for entrepreneurial projects in rural Africa are rare.

“Peer exchange is key in solving problems,” Scheuermeier says. “Someone will face a challenge and ask, ‘Does anyone have a clue about what to do here?’ And someone else will let them know what they’ve tried, what’s worked and what hasn’t.”

Teaming with IBM Business Partner WebGate Consulting AG, RAVInvest created its cloud-based Linked Local Learners platform to better enable mentoring and information sharing among African entrepreneurs and other project leaders.

Read the Blog 'Thoughts on Cloud'