Yunus Social Business accelerates and finances local entrepreneurs to build solutions from the ground up.


impacted customers


entrepreneurs supported


jobs created and/or sustained


social businesses financed


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

Yunus Social Business has an on-the-ground presence in the Balkans, Brazil, Colombia, Haiti, Tunisia and Uganda, where our local country teams run our two main initiatives: Entrepreneur Services and Financing.



YSB is active in several countries around the world where local country teams source, coach and mentor entrepreneurs.

YSB subsequently finances the most promising social businesses and providespost-investment support.

Haiti Haiti Colombia Colombia Brazil Brazil Balkans Balkans Tunisia Tunisia Uganda Uganda India India



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