WSII’s report, “Great Expectations: Mission Preservation and Financial Performance in Impact Investing,” aimed to debunk the expectation that impact investors must always sacrifice financial returns when seeking social returns.
Social entrepreneurship is on the rise. Sixty percent of all social enterprises today were founded only within the past eight years, according to Harvard Business Review.
Where I was spending my time and what I was particularly passionate about had nothing to do with how my wealth was invested.
Philanthropy has long suffered the reputation, rightly or wrongly, that it is a stuffy, formal field of conservative approaches. No more.
A “mobile money” revolution has swept Kenya, where people can send and receive money on their cell phones. It’s improved commerce and brought basic necessities to poorer areas.
Blue Haven took part in investing in the EE III, Elevar Equity’s third venture capital fund. Through this fund our goal is to make a collective impact with other investors on several key areas including education, housing and healthcare, and providing financial services to low-income communities in India and Latin America.
“Karibu Homes provides hard working Kenyan families affordable, well-constructed homes in thriving communities – a fundamental human need – and opens up home ownership to low-income families who have so far been excluded from this opportunity,” Irfan Keshavjee says.
Low-income group focused developer Karibu Homes says it expects to complete phase one of its mixed development next month.
Quite a bit of the pure sociological data suggests that the 80 million of us born between 1980 and 2000 are narcissistic, lazy, and optimistic to the point of being delusional – it’s enough to make me want to delete that selfie!
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