Commitment to Action

Yunus Social Business Incubates Social Businesses in Haiti

Commitment by

Yunus Social Business

In 2011, in response to the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, Professor Muhammad Yunus, the Grameen Creative Lab (GCL), and SAP AG committed to launch Yunus and You Haiti (YY Haiti), a fund which identifies and invests in social businesses with a high social and ecological impact. YY Haiti provides business development services and investment opportunities so that selected social entrepreneurs can develop their businesses. Over the next two years, GCL aims to raise at least $4 million for the YY Haiti Social Business Fund (YSB Haiti) and fund at least 12 social businesses in Haiti.

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Commitment

Yunus Social Business Incubates Social Businesses in Haiti

Launched

2011

Est. Duration

3 years

Region

Latin America & Caribbean

Countries

Haiti

Commitment by

Yunus Social Business

Partner(s)

Clinton Foundation, SAP AG, Virgin Unite, Accenture LLP, BRF Brasil Foods SA