Most businesses have recuperation re-integration phases upon returning from December holidays, but at Grassroot we hit the ground running upon entering 2017.
Ambassador workshop, Polokwane
We held a workshop with our ambassadors from Polokwane. The aims of this workshop were twofold, to uncover what real change was being derived from the use of our app on the ground and to examine our Polokwane ambassadors, similar to our Gauteng ambassadors; are community focused individuals who are passionate about finding innovative ways to further exacerbate their communities.
Grassroot ambassadors in Gauteng
The Gauteng ambassadorship program has grown to now include Kliptown, Soweto and Orange Farm, south of Johannesburg with the arrival of 4 new Grassroot ambassadors that come from community organizations within those areas.
Code for Africa #innovateAFRICA seed funding
Code For Africa has named 22 digital watchdog projects as recipients of $1-million in seed-funding and technology support as part of its #innovateAFRICA initiative. We are proud to announce that "LiveWire" by Grassroot Nation is on of those recipients.
20 000 users on Grassroot
On 15 February 2017, Grassroot exceeded the 20 000 user mark, double the number of users that were on the platform in October last year.