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Google gives South African non-profit Siyavula $2.5 million

Google CEO Sundar Pichai recently visited Lagos in Nigeria, and announced the allocation of £2.5 million in funding to Siyavula – a South African maths and science venture, TechCrunch reported[1]. The funding forms part of Google.org’s allocation of £20 million in grants over the next five years to non-profit organisations that are “working to improve lives across Africa.” Nigerian professional development startup Gidi Mobile also received funds of £2.5 million.

Google.org will assign another £5 million through its African Impact Challenge in 2018, it said.

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  1. ^ TechCrunch reported (techcrunch.com)
  2. ^ Alphabet is working on a new system for storing clean energy (mybroadband.co.za)

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