Lok Capital

Lok Capital

Dedicated to promoting financial and social inclusion.

Investment Fund Manager | Asia | Health Improvement | Natural Resources Conservation

 

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The Lok Capital initiative was launched at the end of 2000 with the support of a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation. Lok Capital means People’s Capital. Lok Capital defines itself as a hands-on financial investor with social performance goals and standards, dedicated to promoting financial and social inclusion through all its activities. Lok Capital manages two BoP funds with over $85mn under management. The funds are the central entity of the Lok group structure. Lok Foundation, the charitable trust at the heart of Lok Capital, was set up in 2003 to promote financial and social inclusion, principally in India by means of targeted grants, technical support, research and advocacy.

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    Chennai:

    Sowbhagya, Second Floor,
    30/5, First Cross Street,
    Raja Annamalipuram, Chennai 600028
    India


    Headquarters:

    2B, Ramkishore Road
    Civil Lines
    New Delhi 110054
    India



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