Convergence Partners

Convergence Partners

Focused on the TMT sector in Africa.

Fund Manager | Africa | Capacity Building

 

Overview

The Foundation was established in 2007 as the co-ordinator of CSI spend by Convergence Partners as well as certain Convergence Partners investees. The Foundation is also a co-investor with Convergence Partners in a number of its transactions. The Foundation explores mission-critical social development work in the TMT sector, specifically in education – in particular, the development of new talent and skills in technology sector (where Africa has a critical need) as well as in using technology to improve access to education of a high standard.

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Fund Manager Operating

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2009

$43M

Malawi Mangoes

Agri-processing fruit company.

Malawi Mangoes is a unique inclusive business in the African...

sector


Agricultural Productivity

regions

Malawi

People

Jonathan Jacobs

1994

$64M

ALTERFIN

Investing in Microfinance and Fairtrade.

Alterfin invests in microcredit institutions and associations of...

sector


Community Development
Agricultural Productivity

regions

Global
North Africa/Middle East
Latin America and the Caribbean

People

Jan De Grande
Kris Goossenaerts

Livelihoods Fund

Improving the living conditions of rural communities.

Livelihoods Fund collects money which is directly invested in...

sector

Community Development
Capacity Building
Access to Financial Services

regions

Oceania
Europe
Asia

People

Bernard Giraud

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Headquarters:

3rd Floor 30 Jellicoe Avenue Rosebank
Johannesburg 2196
South Africa


Postal address :

Postnet 232, Pvt Bag X11
Craighall 2024
South Africa



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