Focus Areas

Covid-19 Response

Our team is busy working to help people, governments and firms tackle the huge challenges caused by the COVID-19 crisis in the sectors we support.

Covid-19 Response

The environment is uncertain and fast-moving – requiring a dynamic and flexible approach informed by solid evidence and up-to-date intelligence.

We are gathering information and talking to partners to help stakeholders coordinate and ensure sectors are in the best possible position to mitigate the impact, survive the crisis and thrive in the future. We will share more about our response as the situation evolves.

On this page we will also share useful information we have collected from other sources – we hope this may be helpful to others.

COVID-19 - the situation in East Africa and our response

Click here to download our report on how the crisis has impacted the sectors where Gatsby and our partners work, and how we are responding. 

covid-19 impact on east africa - Fortnightly briefing

Every two weeks we are working with our partners Msingi and Kenya Markets Trust to produce a briefing on the impact of the crisis in East Africa. This covers information on the macroeconomic impact, how the sectors we work in are being affected, and the donor response. It also includes links to useful trackers and sources of further information.

You can download the latest briefing for the week commencing 31st August by clicking here and subscribe to these updates using the form at the bottom of this page.


Each week we are sharing summaries of interesting articles we have come across on the crisis. Please click on the links below to explore the most recent weeks.  

Gatsby Africa statement on our response to the covid-19 crisis

You can view our full statement by clicking here.


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