Through their technology they will be ensuring that fair-trade payments are made to coffee farmers in Congo, Rwanda and other emerging markets where coffee beans are farmed
Our aim is to empower a market of 2 billion people who cur-
rently don’t have access to banking across the world. Almost half the
world — over three billion people — live on less than $2.50 a day.
At least 80% of humanity lives on less than $10 a day. More than
80 percent of the world’s population lives in countries where income
differentials are widening
The three-year bond, called M-Akiba, can be bought by phone users without any need for a bank account. The issue is likely to be monitored by treasuries in other emerging economies, most of which would like to broaden sources of borrowing beyond banks and other financial institutions.
The SIB will support a range of employment measures, including skills training, psychosocial support, and intermediation services for job placement and retention for 514 vulnerable individuals. While two Development Impact Bonds (DIBs) have been implemented in Peru
and India, a distinguishing feature of a SIB is that the outcome funder is a government entity. The Colombian Government’s Department of Social Prosperity (Prosperidad Social) will provide a portion of the outcome funds.
Segmenting the field to better align expectations of risk, returns, and impact; increasing the rate of adoption with important stakeholders.
The standards called “The Principles of Positive Impact Finance,” are a first of its kind set of criteria for investments to be considered sustainable. The standards will provide financiers and investors with a global framework applicable across their different business lines, including retail and wholesale lending, corporate and investment lending and asset management.
Diversicon – a specialist for staff development and the integration of highly qualified people on the autistic spectrum into the primary labor market. We provide, coach and promote qualified specialists with autism. In return, we receive subsidies from the state (from which the companies can also benefit) and income from the companies. So in the long term, everybody gets to benefit.
We give a travel subsidy of $20 to very poor rural laborers so they can send a family member to a nearby city to find a job during the period between planting and harvesting. This is the time in rural areas when there are no jobs, no income, and when families miss meals. This seasonal poverty affects 600 million people around the world.
Wifi.com.ng is leveraging the large wireless capacity available with Wi-fi to offer disruptive, customer-friendly pricing for unlimited internet service right across Nigeria.
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