Growing Businesses that Matter

Yunus Social Business is a social accelerator that incubates and finances local entrepreneurs to build solutions from the ground up.




Social Businesses


Jobs Created and Sustained

$7.4 Million

Deployed to Social Businesses


Entrepreneurs Supported


Impacted Customers

Haiti Forest Initiative

Creating a sustainable business ecosystem that gives communities
an economic incentive to plant and protect trees

YSB Annual Report


How do we create impact?

Yunus Social Business applies business approaches to the world of social development, bridging the gap between social businesses and philantropic lenders and donors.

Yunus Social Business has an on-the-ground presence in 7 countries, where our local country teams run our two main initiatives: Entrepreneur Services and Financing.


YSB is active in seven countries where local country teams source, coach and mentor entrepreneurs.
YSB subsequently finances the most promising social businesses while also providing post-investment support.

Our initiatives across the world

Haiti Haiti Colombia Colombia Brazil Brazil Albania Albania Tunisia Tunisia Uganda Uganda India India

Latest news

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Yunus Social Business (YSB) Launches First Social Business Accelerator Program in Uganda

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April 1st, 2015 — Yunus Social Business Foundation Uganda Ltd (YSB Uganda) is an organization established purposely to address pressing social and environmental problems in Uganda in a financially sustainable…

Haiti Forest Initiative

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Yunus Social Business (YSB) presents a unique impact investment opportunity in Haiti that will create a model that combines the power of business and the entrepreneurial talent of Haitian people to restore Haiti’s tree cover.

Designing for Impact Training for Impact Enterprise Managers

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The African Management Initiative (AMI) in partnership with Yunus Social Business (YSB) are offering up to 50 scholarships to attend a 1-day Designing for Impact training workshop for Social Impact…

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