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A sustainable alternative to charity

Yunus Social Business is a non-profit venture fund.
We turn donations into investments in sustainable social businesses that provide employment,
education, healthcare, clean water and clean energy to almost 1 million people worldwide.

Social Businesses Financed
Jobs Created
Social Businesses Supported
Lives Impacted

What is social business?

Discover an innovative new approach to tackling big social challenges

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Become a financial partner

Transform your philanthropic capital and improve millions of lives

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Grow your social business

Grow your business and your social impact with our financing and support

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What we do

Financing and business support for social entrepreneurs

Patient Finance

Financing a social business can be a tough challenge, that’s why our core mission is to unlock flexible capital and provide long-term financing that enables social businesses to flourish.

Our financing is simple, competitive and requires no collateral. We offer repayment terms of up to 7 years with grace periods on principle repayments of up to 5 years.

Social businesses that complete our investment application process typically receive between €100,000 and €500,000 in financing.

Business Support

Financing a social business is just the beginning of a long-term relationship. To achieve growth, sustainability, and long-term social impact, we support our portfolio companies over the life of their investment.

Through partnerships with several leading organizations, we’re able to offer social businesses a range of services either at cost or pro-bono.

Our in-country teams also run regular workshops and accelerator programs, a great place to start your journey to social business success.

Our social businesses

What people are saying

I would recommend the accelerator program 100%, the training, the sessions, the speakers, the Team, the venue. Everything was just right!

NolbertUganda accelerator

It was an honour for me to be part of this accelerator program and I have learned a lot.

SeifallahTunisia accelerator

Our social business has gained a lot from the accelerator process, today we are on another level and we owe this largely to the accelerator.

MatheusBrasil accelerator
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Our locations

11 countries, 4 continents, 1 mission, reduce global poverty to zero

Yunus Social Business has its roots in Bangladesh with the Grameen network.
Since our founding in 2010 we’ve expanded to 11 countries with a team of over 50 dedicated staff.

Our partners

The people and organizations that help make our work possible

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A charity dollar has one life

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