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WE INVEST IN EARLY-STAGE COMPANIES TACKLING THE PROBLEMS OF POVERTY

From banks in rural Pakistan supporting low-income farmers to ambulances in Mumbai with a mandate to “serve all” regardless of income, our companies are solving some of the world’s toughest social problems.

THE CRITERIA WE USE TO MAKE INVESTMENTS

  • 1. GEOGRAPHY

    We invests in companies that have significant operations or impact within East Africa, India, or the United States.

  • 2. SECTORS

    Our global investment focus sectors are Energy, Agriculture, Health, and Education. Within the United States, we focus on Financial Inclusion, Health, and Workforce Development.

  • 3. STAGE

    We invest in seed- to early-stage social enterprises, deploying either equity, quasi-equity or debt capital.

  • 4. POTENTIAL FOR SOCIAL IMPACT

    We seek to invest in enterprises that provide a product or deliver a service that addresses a critical need for the poor.

  • 5. POTENTIAL FOR FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY

    Our business models demonstrate the potential to finance themselves beyond Unity For Equality's investment, either through follow-on capital or internal cash flows.

  • 6. POTENTIAL FOR SCALED IMPACT

    We seeks opportunities that have the potential to scale the number of end users or be leading service providers.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

No, Unity For Equality makes equity and debt investments in for-profit social enterprises.

No, Unity For Equality does not invest in non-profit companies.

We source our investment opportunities via referrals and do not accept unsolicited proposals.

For more information about our investment process, please check out our approach to investing.

For more information about our investment principles, please check out our approach to investing.