Commitment to Action

Impact Investing for Small and Medium Enterprises

Commitment by

SNV USA

In 2010, with support from the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, SNV committed to launch its Impact Investing Advisory Services (IIAS) to help SMEs reach investment readiness and to source SME investment opportunities in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. As part of this commitment, SNV will engage its experts in 36 different countries to provide technical assistance in the areas of agriculture and food security, renewable energy, and water sanitation and hygiene. Partnering with fund managers, SNV will contribute toward raising $50 million for SME investments and will close 140 SME investment deals by the end of 2013.

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Commitment

Impact Investing for Small and Medium Enterprises

Launched

2010

Est. Duration

2 Years

Estimated Total Value

$59,000,000

Region

Asia, Latin America & Caribbean, Africa

Countries

BANGLADESH, BHUTAN, BOLIVIA, BURKINA FASO, CAMBODIA, CAMEROON, COLOMBIA, Democratic Republic of the Congo, ECUADOR, ETHIOPIA

Commitment by

SNV USA

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

Kilimo Trust, InReturn, ResponAbility