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Discussion in 'Biashara, Uchumi na Ujasiriamali' started by MAMA POROJO, Jun 21, 2010.


    MAMA POROJO JF-Expert Member

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    1) Cordaid combines more than 90 years’ experience and expertise in emergency aid and structural poverty eradication. We are one of the biggest international development organisations with a network of almost a thousand partner organisations in 36 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

    Cordaid - English - About Cordaid

    2) The United States Congress established the African Development Foundation (ADF) in 1980 as an independent public corporation with a mandate to promote the participation of Africans in the economic and social development of their countries. For more than 20 years, ADF has helped grassroots groups and individuals in Africa help themselves by providing the resources they need to advance their own efforts to promote economic and social development.

    US African Development Foundation -- Fostering Hope, Growth, and Goodwill in Africa

    3) Global Environment Fund seeks superior financial returns through private equity investments in companies that have a positive impact on environmental quality, human health and the sustainable management of natural resources.

    Global Environment Fund

    4) Green Tech was established to answer the growing global demand for new ecological and environmental technologies and assists entrepreneurs at the most critical pre-seed and seed stage and to enhance their viability on the world market

    Mofet B'Yehuda Innovation Accelerator

    5) IDC's strategy is to provide risk capital to the widest range of industrial projects. Identifying and supporting opportunities not yet addressed by the market. Maintaining our financial independence. Building upon and investing in human capital in ways that systematically and increasingly reflect the diversity of our society, and Establishing local and global involvement and partnerships in projects that are rooted in or benefit South Africa and the rest of Africa.

    Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa Ltd

    6) Actis has over US$1 billion of funds under management in Africa. Our fund management team is one of the most experienced and cohesive teams in the region, and is supported by over 30 investment professionals based in offices across the continent.

    Actis: Private Equity for Emerging Markets

    7) Aureos Capital aims to be the market leader and the preferred source of private equity to targeted small and medium sized businesses in emerging markets.

    :: Aureos Capital ::

    8) Norfund makes risk capital investments through profitable private enterprises in most countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Balkans. Any country with a GDP under USD 5185 per capita is eligible for our investments.

    www.norfund.org - Under Construction

    9) Acumen Fund is a global non-profit venture fund and our aim is to create a blueprint for building financially sustainable and scalable organizations that deliver affordable, critical goods and services that elevate the lives of the poor.

    Acumen Fund | Homepage

    10) BIO. The mission of the Belgian Investment Company for Developing Countries (BIO) is to promote the creation of a strong private sector in developing and/or emerging countries, to enable them to gain access to sustainable development and lasting social prosperity and thus reduce poverty. BIO invests directly in private sector projects and thus makes a structural contribution to the socio-economic growth of those host countries.


    11) DEG invests in profitable projects that contribute to sustainable development in all sectors of the economy, from agriculture to infrastructure and manufacturing to services

    DEG | English Homepage

    12) Verde Ventures loans are designed to assist small- and medium-sized businesses that contribute to healthy ecosystems and human well-being.
    Our loan recipients range from farming cooperatives and agricultural estates to ecotourism enterprises. Together, these business partners employ more than 15,000 local people and are helping safeguard ecological health, biodiversity and vitality in some of Earth’s most important places for both people and nature.

    Loans & Grants - Conservation International

    13) The objective of SDG is to increase the delivery of solar home systems (SHS) and thus bring environmentally clean electricity to rural households in developing countries. Specifically, it aims to overcome the key barriers to accelerated growth of PV in the off-grid segment including lack of medium-term funding to enable customers to repay the relatively high initial cost of PV systems over time, a lack of understanding of PV by conventional financial intermediaries (FIs), and weak capitalization of many indigenous PV companies. SDG will address these constraints by providing both financing and business-development services. SDG has a target capitalization of US$50 million, with approximately $30 million of investment capital devoted to an Investment Fund (Solar Development Capital) and $20 million of grant funds devoted to a Foundation (Solar Development Foundation). SDG will invest in private sector companies involved in rural, commercially sustainable PV activities, including the distribution, sale, lease-hire, or financing of PV solar home systems and other productive use PV systems for electricity generation, and provide financing to local FIs who will service such companies. The combination of finance and business development components is needed in order to overcome persistent market barriers and accelerate the growth of the market.

    IFC Home

    14) Argil was formed as a joint venture company between Ernst & Young (Southern Africa) (EYSA) and Worldwide African Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd (WAIH), to serve as the vehicle for a 3rd party funds management business focused on investments in technology.


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