We are building better futures for young people in non-urban Africa
Our River Center concept combines in-demand services in a sustainable commercial business model. We want to improve the quality of life in non-urban African communities by offering a viable alternative to city migration.
Our supporting partners:
Enhancing the quality of life for citizens in non-urban sub-Saharan Africa by building 200 River Centers
Particularly for the 200 million marginalized young Africans.
We aim to create an alternative to city migration by enhancing inclusive local economic development, democratisation and skills training.Learn more about our concept
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Our Global River Center concept is an innovative and creative combination of needed elements in a cutting-edge sustainable building
Creating a multi-functional powerhouse consisting of the following elements:
An environment designed to support local trade...Learn more
The promotion of health is a central element in the River Centers...Learn more
An environment designed to support local trade.Learn more
An enviroment for local community gatherings.Learn more
A space tailored for sports, arts and cultural activities.Learn more
The name given to the skills learning facilities that take place in the center.Learn more
We directly contribute to 8 of the UNs Sustainable Development Goals
The spin-off effect from our work means we also contribute to 3 other Goals. Furthermore, the long term impact of our work means we can indirectly contribute towards 4 more goals.Learn More About Our SDG Impact
What people say about our concept.
The River Center is exactly what we need. We want to be the first area having a River Center. The area needs this – we are ready.
Ambassador Nana Effah-Apenteng
Omanhene of Bompata Traditional Area, Ghana
This is good. We need this in Kenya and we need it more than ever, as social structures are breaking up and investments tend to be more and more concentrated around the cities.
UNDP, Kenya,Business Sector Support Programme
I want to support this, this is needed. Even beyond the city border jurisdiction of Accra – I will be able to facilitate the support beyond too.
Hon Mayor of Accra, Ghana
Equal parts passion and expertise.
Ceo and founder
Elizabeth Boye is the renowned Responsible-Business and cross-sector partnerships for growth professional. Her work focused on capacity development, process-facilitation and training, including organisational & institutional development and leading CSR-motivated change processes for inclusive development solutions...Read more
Michael holds more than 30 years international business experience, with focus on Information Technology, Telecom and eCommerce. He has been hands-on involved in more than 325 international investments in Europe, US, Canada, Russia, UAE, Taiwan, China and West Africa. 2 of them becoming Unicorns...Read more
Sandra Petersen is a researcher at Global River Center. She is researching funding and strategic partnership opportunities, doing research for concept development as well as SoMe content. She has a broad background with a B.Sc. in Information Science and Cultural mediation, where she did a field study on Zambia’s possibilities to become an information society...Read more
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A support team of experts.
Institutional investor and Public-Private Partnership (PPP) expert
International retail professional
Sustainable energy economist and strategist
CEO Bambwa Group Liberia
Mall design professional
Award winning architect
Civil Engineer and development consultant
IT and AI specialist
Health care systems development and strengthening specialist.