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ACOB Lighting Limited

ACOB Lighting Technology has a business model entails a wide array of areas including prepaid electricity sales through solar hybrid mini-grids, productive use of energy to boost mini-grid utilization, deployment of electricity infrastructure for a wide array of customers, streetlight infrastructure deployments as well as general EPC contracting… Read More

Social Investment Managers and Advisors (SIMA)

Our mission is to improve the lives of our ultimate customers at the Bottom of the Pyramid by providing demand-driven commercial capital and appropriate advisory solutions to create and scale profitable businesses with exemplary financial, social, and environmental impact. Our vision is to make social investments an accepted asset class for commercial investors,… Read More

Benvell HK Limited

Benvell is a family investment company.  It has multiple investments, however, providing support for developing communities and countries has been a long-held ambition. In recent times, starting with the evaluation of the acquisition of a solar lighting company, the focus has turned to the access to finance as being one… Read More

British International Investment

Established in 1948, British International Investment has been at the forefront of supporting companies that help developing and emerging countries grow for the last 70 years. We are the UK’s development finance institution and impact investor with a mission to help solve the biggest global development challenges by investing patient, flexible… Read More


Acumen is changing the way the world tackles poverty by investing in companies, leaders and ideas. We invest patient capital in businesses whose products and services are enabling the poor to transform their lives. Since 2005 Acumen has invested more than $17M in 15 companies to build the… Read More

BrightLife by FINCA International

BrightLife, a social enterprise by FINCA International in Uganda, provides last-mile distribution and end-user financing for basic service products, including solar home systems, improved cookstoves and productive use assets. These life-enhancing products—made affordable to low-income customers through pay-as-you-go financing—help create healthier and safer homes, increase productivity, reduce… Read More


Baobab+ was launched in late 2015 by Microcred Group, a digital finance company focusing on financial inclusion in Africa and China.  Baobab+ was created to distribute innovative non-financial products to improve and transform daily lives of African people in order to enable a sustainable economic development. Baobab+ is… Read More


Unlike the widely used kerosene lamps or candles, whose smoke and soot pollute the environment and expose users to significant health risks, lighting products powered by renewable energy are non-polluting, and therefore clean and safe for human health and the environment. Meanwhile, by the fastly growing technology reformation, more affordable… Read More