Approach

We take bets on bold social businesses with the potential to scale their impact sustainably.

What sets these social businesses apart is their unique ability to solve human problems, and their potential to scale, given the right kind of support.

We work with
social businesses

Financially sustainable. 100% focused on solving social and environmental problems.

in the
missing middle.

Social-business entrepreneurs who are early- to growth-stage. They are often overlooked by financial institutions.

We support with
patient loans

Long-term loans with favourable interest rates and grace periods. Ranging from $100,000 to $500,000.

and
growth support.

We support our portfolio social businesses to maximise their social impact.
Learn More about our Entrepreneur Growth Facility

How our work makes all the difference

Hasiru Dala Innovations

Improving waste pickers livelihoods and waste management in general

How our work makes all the difference

Virohan Institute

Vocational health care skilling for BoP students in India

How our work makes all the difference

Ignis Careers

Interactive English and life skills classes

How our work makes all the difference

Waste Ventures

Plastic recycling, supporting waste pickers with higher incomes

Learn what it takes to be funded by Yunus Social Business.

Help us to finance and support social businesses.

Sectors

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Energy & Environment

Connecting rural populations with renewable energy. Carrying out community-based aforestation and reforestation projects. Creating employment opportunities in the circular economy.

Energy & Environment

Connecting rural populations with renewable energy. Carrying out community-based aforestation and reforestation projects. Creating employment opportunities in the circular economy.

Health & Sanitation

Ensuring low-income populations have access to clean drinking water. Bringing healthcare access to remote populations.

Agriculture & Livelihoods

Increasing the incomes of smallholder farmers by giving them a collective voice. Providing acces to goods and services in rural areas. Empowering people with low incomes to own assets that improve their livelihoods.

Education & Training

Enabling young adults with vocational training. Unlocking the talents of children by providing education opportunities.
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