As impact investors who have launched a new “gender-justice” impact investment fund, CARE wants to make it clear: we seek deep systems change. CARE— alongside its partners, Bamboo Capital Partners and International Trade Centre’s SheTrades Initiative — have designed the CARE-SheTrades Impact Fund with hopes of moving beyond counting women to tackling root causes of
ImpactAlpha, July 27 – Melissa Menke had to re-write the entire operational playbook of Access Afya in response to COVID-19. Menke founded Nairobi-based Access Afya in 2012 to provide affordable, quality health care for emerging markets’ urban poor. The for-profit social enterprise operated clinics in Kenya’s city slums, as well as a custom digital health
The French bank and U.K. development finance institution want to encourage local banks to increase lending to local food and essential goods importers.