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Bank of Industry


Nigeria

The Bank of Industry Limited (BOI) is Nigeria's most successful development financing institution providing support to Nigeria's industrial sector. The Bank of Industry (BOI) Limited was established in October 2001 following the reconstruction of the first Nigerian development finance institution (DFI) the Nigerian Industrial Development Bank Limited (NIDB). BOI s vision is to be a leading self sustaining Development Finance Institution operating under sound management and banking principles that would promote the emergence and development of a virile competitive industrial sector in Nigeria.

Type: Bank Geography: Nigeria Impact: Income/Productivity Growth

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Calvert Foundation


United States of America

Calvert Foundation harnesses the power of investing to connect cultivate and inspire those who want to shape the world for good.Our work is focused on connecting investors to organizations that strengthen communities and sustain our planet. Through our flagship product the Community Investment Note we offer investors the opportunity to invest with us. Since 1995 more than 18000 investors have invested over $1.5 billion through the Note. Today the Note is available to to both accredited and non accredited investors through our website and hundreds of brokerage firms in the U.S.

Type: Other Capital Channels & Intermediaries Geography: Europe Impact: Access to Education

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Financiera Desyfin


Costa Rica

Financiera Desyfin is a company that began operations in Costa Rica in 1991. It is regulated by the Central Bank by means of the SUGEF and the SUGEVAL and is dully registered in the National Stock Market. Its line of business is principally focused to the financing of projects and contracts with the Central Government Autonomous Institutions and AAA Companies by means of integrated services such as the issue of bonds financing purchase orders working capital factoring and international services like bank transfers buying and selling of foreign currencies and letters of credit.

Type: Other Capital Providers Geography: Costa Rica Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Lok Capital


India

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.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Asia Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Medical Credit Fund


Netherlands

The Medical Credit Fund was established as a not for profit foundation under Netherlands' law in 2009 by PharmAccess International. PharmAccess is a Dutch NGO working towards improving health in Africa in cooperation with private and public financiers through insurance (Health Insurance Fund) loans to doctors (Medical Credit Fund) clinical standards and quality improvements (SafeCare) private investments (Investment Fund for Health in Africa) and operational research (Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development). The Medical Credit Fund (MCF) supports private healthcare facilities in Africa obtaining capital to strengthen and upgrade their operations in order to enhance access to affordable quality healthcare.

Type: Fund Geography: Africa Impact: Community Development

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MicroVest


United States of America

MicroVest Capital Management LLC is a private for profit investment adviser dedicated to reducing global poverty by applying a commercial framework to investing. MicroVest seeks sustainable solutions to poverty by facilitating the flow of international private capital to low income financial institutions.

Type: Wealth Manager/Advisor Geography: Latin America and the Caribbean Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Omidyar Network


United States of America

Omidyar Network invests in entrepreneurs who share our commitment to advancing social good at the pace and scale the world needs today. We are focused on five key areas we believe are building blocks for prosperous stable and open societies Education Emerging Tech Financial Inclusion Governance & Citizen Engagement and Property Rights.We take calculated risks in the earliest stages of innovation helping to transform promising ideas into successful ventures. As an active impact investor we offer more than just financial support. We provide vital human capital capabilities from serving on boards to consulting on strategy coaching executives to recruiting new talent. We connect promising investees to entrepreneurial visionaries with business know how. We also leverage the tremendous capacity of Web and mobile technologies to go beyond incremental improvement and make a significant widespread impact.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Global Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Overseas Private Investment Corporation


United States of America

OPIC is the U.S. Government s development finance institution. It mobilizes private capital to help solve critical development challenges and in doing so advances U.S. foreign policy. Because OPIC works with the U.S. private sector it helps U.S. businesses gain footholds in emerging markets catalyzing revenues jobs and growth opportunities both at home and abroad. OPIC achieves its mission by providing investors with financing guarantees political risk insurance and support for private equity investment funds.

Type: Government Geography: Asia Impact: Agricultural Productivity

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PharmAccess Foundation


Netherlands

PharmAccess was founded in 2001 and is its key activities are currently focused on 10 African countries. The head office is in Amsterdam and they have country offices in Tanzania Nigeria Kenya Namibia and Ghana. Their activities are financed by donors and clients such as the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs the World Bank United States Agency for International Development (USAID) multinational corporations and the Rockefeller Foundation.

Type: Foundation Geography: Africa Impact: Disease Specific Prevention and Mitigation

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The Myer Foundation


Australia

The Myer Foundation is a major Australian philanthropic organisation managed by the Myer family. The Sidney Myer Charitable Trust was established by the will of Sidney Myer who died in 1934 leaving one tenth of his estate for the benefit of the community. Myer's will was proved at 922000. The most famous philanthropic funding by the fund was for the construction of the Sidney Myer Music Bowl in the Kings Domain Melbourne in 1958 which is named in his honour.

Type: Foundation Geography: Australia and New Zealand Impact: Access to Financial Services

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The National Philanthropic Trust


United States of America

National Philanthropic Trust (NPT) is a public charity dedicated to increasing philanthropy in society. NPT provides philanthropic expertise to donors foundations and financial institutions enabling them to realize their philanthropic aspirations through the use of donor advised funds and supporting organizations. NPT was founded in 1996. Since that time they have raised $5 billion in charitable contributions and currently manage over $2.6 billion in charitable assets. NPT have made more than 111000 grants totaling $2.5 billion to charities all over the world. They rank among the 25 largest grantmaking institutions in the United States.

Type: Other Capital Providers Geography: United States of America Impact: Capacity Building

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