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

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