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Cape Town, Western Province, South Africa, 2007/02/13 - Under sponsorship from Barclays, Ghana and in partnership with Maris Strategies, PIC Solutions will be facilitating at Innovation Ghana - a Think Tank for Affordable Housing.
This is the first of a series of Innovation Africa workshops and takes place in Accra, Ghana on 15-16 February, 2007. The think tank involves participants from organisations such as the African Development Foundation, the British High Commission, the Centre for Economic Policy Analysis CEPA, the Ministry of Trade Industry Private Sector Development and PSI, DIFD Ghana, the Ghana Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Ministry of Lands, Forestry and Mines, the Ministry of Water Resources, Works and Housing, University of Ghana, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and The West Africa Business Association Ghana.
Joe DiVanna, Managing Director of Maris Strategies, which is managing and co-ordinating the workshop, states, "Our Innovation Think Tanks are created to address socio-economic issues impacting society. Affordable housing is a major concern for all developing countries and during this workshop, organisations will actively participate and brainstorm how to address these challenges with practical solutions. This prestigious event is the first of eight across Africa and we look forward to the rewarding outcome of turning obstacles into opportunities.”
Stephen Leonard, Managing Director of PIC Solutions, adds "We are delighted to be joining forces with Maris Strategies to facilitate at this important workshop addressing one of the greatest challenges facing developing countries. We are proud of the fact that the combination of our consumer credit industry expertise and developed and emerging markets experience has resulted in us participating and facilitating at the event."
About Maris Strategies
Based in Cambridge, England, Maris Strategies is an innovative business think-tank focused on helping organisations deliver on the inherent value proposition of the people, processes and technologies they use to fulfil customer needs.
About PIC Solutions
PIC Solutions provides consumer credit solutions to a wide range of blue-chip organisations. We are experts in the fields of credit, risk and software and have an established track record of success powered by solutions.
Our ongoing commitment is to enable clients to optimise the credit life cycle.