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ACCION


United States of America

Accion is a global nonprofit committed to creating a financially inclusive world with a pioneering legacy in microfinance and fintech impact investing. Accion catalyze financial service providers to deliver high quality affordable solutions at scale for the three billion people who are left out of or poorly served by the financial sector. For more than 50 years Accion has helped tens of millions of people through its work with more than 90 partners in 40 countries.

Type: Corporate Geography: Global Impact: Capacity Building

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Acumen Fund


United States of America

The Acumen Fund's mission is to create a world beyond poverty by investing in social enterprises emerging leaders and breakthrough ideas. The Acumen Fund's vision is that one day every human being will have access to the critical goods and services they need including affordable health water housing energy agricultural inputs and services so that they can make decisions and choices for themselves and unleash their full human potential. This is where dignity starts not just for the poor but for everyone on earth.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: United States of America Impact: Community Development

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Adlevo Capital


Nigeria

Adlevo Capital is a Mauritius-based private equity fund manager founded on the conviction that meaningful development in sub-Saharan Africa will be driven by the increasing application of technology to business processes across all sectors.

Type: Fund Manager Geography: Africa Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Africa Training and Management Services Foundation


South Africa

The African Training and Management Services (ATMS) Project is sub Saharan Africa's biggest and most ambitious human capital development effort in the private sector. Created to play a key role in Africa's economic development and operating in over twenty five countries the Project provides human capital solutions that lead to wealth creation via the private sector and commercially operated state enterprises. It comprises two separate but interrelated components The ATMS Foundation and AMSCO BV.

Type: Other Capital Providers Geography: Eastern Africa Impact: Capacity Building

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Alitheia Capital


Nigeria

Alitheia Capital is a venture capital firm specializing in providing early stage growth capital/working capital and mezzanine capital. It seeks to invest in seed start up emerging and transforming microfinance institutions. It typically invests in the financial services clean energy and housing sectors to enable access to finance housing and energy for low income households and for growing small businesses.

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

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ALTERFIN


Belgium

Alterfin invests in microcredit institutions and associations of fair trade producers in Africa Asia and Latin America. The cooperative society Alterfin was founded in 1994 and is a form of cooperation between North South organisations financial institutions social organisations some companies and over 5000 private individuals.

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

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Banque Nationale de Développement Agricole


Mali

The National Bank of Agricultural Development was created in 1981 by Law No. 81 08 AN RM 03 February 1981. It began operations in February 1982 with the opening of Bamako and Koutiala agencies.From the beginning the Bank financed agricultural development in Mali. BNDA has greatly diversified since and is involved in all sectors of the Malian economy.

Type: Bank Geography: Africa Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Broad Cove


United States of America

Broad Cove is an early-stage venture investment and business development firm focused on housing finance and development projects which offer attractive financial returns to our co-investors and significant developmental and positive social impacts impact in the host country .

Type: Fund Manager Geography: Africa Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Cordaid Investments


Netherlands

As one of the largest NGOs in the Netherlands Cordaid raises and receives funds from both governmental and other institutional donors companies and private and family contributors to finance its international development and cooperation activities.Cordaid creates opportunities for the world s poorest most vulnerable and excluded people. Regardless of race or religion Cordaid provides world citizens with an opportunity to make their voices heard.

Type: Other Capital Providers Geography: Zimbabwe Impact: Human Rights Protection or Expansion

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Doreo Partners


Nigeria

Doreo Partners is an impact Investment firm with a focus on providing effective strategic guidance hands on leadership deep industry expertise and access to capital to assist investors and entrepreneurs in developing market leading companies.

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

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Fonds souverain d'investissements stratégiques (F


Senegal

The FONSIS is a development fund and funding will have to manage grow assets and interests of the state play a leverage role for the mobilization of resources to facilitate a privileged partnership with private investors for strategic projects and structuring. The Fonsis invests primarily in the form of capital alongside the private national and foreign (particularly sovereign wealth funds and other strategic partners experts in their industries).

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

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Initiative Development Ghana


Ghana

Initiative Development Ghana (ID Ghana) FNGO provides social and microfinance/financial inclusion services to the poorest families across Greater Accra. ID-Ghana provides individual loans, business training,1 and subsidized health insurance.

Type: Accelerator/Incubator Geography: Global Impact: Capacity Building

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Injaro Agricultural Capital Holdings


Ghana

Injaro Agricultural Capital Holdings Ltd. (Injaro) has been established with the aim of carrying out investment activities for advancing the social objectives of alleviating poverty and revitalizing distressed regions in West Africa. Injaro makes investments in debt, quasi-equity, and equity in small-and medium-sized enterprises along the agricultural value chain in designated countries of West Africa. The agriculture value chain encompasses the full range of activities and participants involved in moving agricultural products from input suppliers to farmers' fields, and ultimately, to consumers' tables. The countries Injaro is focusing on are Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Niger and Sierra Leone.

Type: Fund Manager Geography: Africa Impact: Food Security

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Innovate Salone


Innovate Salone is independently funded by Global Minimum Inc., individuals, public and private institutions. Donated resources help with the organization of the competitions, support and implementation of the best ideas and maintaining a network of innovators and entrepreneurs in Sierra Leone.

Type: Accelerator/Incubator Geography: Africa Impact: Community Development

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Investisseurs & Partenaires


Cameroon

Investisseurs & Partenaires (I & P) is a family of investment funds created in 2002 by Patrice Hopenot and directed and 2011 by Jean Michel Severino. I & P supports the development of African SMEs (including microfinance institutions) through a strategic and financial partnership. These companies are of crucial importance to development in Africa as they produce social environmental and governance.

Type: Investment Fund Manager Geography: Africa Impact: Community Development

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JCS Investments


Ghana

JCS Investments Limited is a leading wholesale microfinance equity fund adviser in Ghana. The social investment philosophy, that aim to work with socially responsible MFIs that provide well tailored products designed to strengthen the economic prospects of the poor.

Type: Fund Manager Geography: Ghana 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: Health Improvement

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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: Africa Impact: Income/Productivity Growth

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Oikocredit USA


United States of America

Oikocredit is a worldwide financial cooperative that promotes global justice by empowering disadvantaged people with credit. As a social investor Oikocredit's work is guided by the principle of empowering people to improve their livelihoods. Oikocredit offers a triple return to its investors social environmental and financial. In addition to earning a modest return investors are secure in the knowledge that their money is being used to improve livelihoods promote fair trade and respect the planet's natural resources.

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

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Root Capital


United States of America

FF REVIEW A social investment fund that grows rural prosperity in poor environmentally vulnerable places in Africa and Latin America. Root Capital seeks to maximize the positive social and environmental impact of their work through a three pronged strategy finance advise and catalyze.

Type: Fund Geography: Africa Impact: Access to Financial Services

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Sahel Capital Partners


Mauritius

Sahel Capital is a private equity firm specializing in the agriculture agribusiness and consumer goods sector. The firm avoids investments in start up companies or Greenfields and only considers early stage investments where the promoters and/or management team have demonstrated sector expertise by previously running companies within the same sector successfully. It seeks to invest in small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) with a focus on processors logistics and storage producers input providers as well as a secondary focus on intermediaries that extend financing to agricultural SMEs and farmers.

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

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Sen Finances


Senegal

The Sen'Finances Foundation is the only structure of the APEX one specialized in offering financial services to local decentralized financial systems (SFD) 2 Senegal. Its mission is to contribute to improving the living conditions of marginalized and disadvantaged populations of Senegal while ensuring its viability and sustainability. Its intervention policy is developed taking into account the scope defined by the Letter of Sector Policy also positioned as a partner to the institutional development of the SFD through a network of strategic partners and / or operational. Sen'Finances aspires to be a platform for exchange tips and research on microfinance

Type: Foundation Geography: Senegal Impact: Capacity Building

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