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Ecotact's Ikotoilet concept -- Sustainable sanitation services in Kenya

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Ecotact is a Nairobi-based company established in 2008 to improve the urban landscape for low-income communities through environmentally responsible projects in sanitation and housing. Under the Ikotoilet project, Ecotact builds and operates high-quality, public pay-per-use toilet and shower...

Creating Shared Value: It's the Future

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FSG illuminates the potential of "shared value" in this short motion graphic.

FSG: Elevating job skills worldwide

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The Foundation Strategy Group (FSG) is a nonprofit consulting firm specializing in strategy, evaluation and research.

SIDUR and water.org help local family to access clean water and make a profit

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SIDUR is one of several local partners of Water.org doing life-changing work in Tamil Nadu, India. This short documentary shows the impact of Water.org's WaterCredit and hygeine grant work in the urban regions.

The Global Partnership Social Investment Fund seeks investments in Latin America

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The NGO Global Partnerships is redefining microfinance and moving beyond the concept of microloans as working capital. It aims to achieve greater impact in reducing poverty by combining these loans with affordable social investments, such as health services, training and low-cost pensions and...

Mi Tienda helps small grocery stores in rural Mexico to grow their businesses

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Small, family-run grocery stores, known as tiendas de abarrotes, are essential for supplying basic goods and services in thousands of low-income rural communities in Mexico.

CEMEX mobilizes public and private resources to pave streets in Mexico

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CEMEX, a multinational cement company based in Mexico, has devised a plan to mobilise both public and private resources to pave streets in low-income neighbourhoods.

Public-Private Partnership for Low - Cost Housing Investments

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Thousands of Salvadorans with no credit history can access loans now to make home improvements and expand their home businesses. El Salvador has developed a unique and sustainable financial business model that enables low-income consumers to improve and expand their homes by mobilizing...

Mi Tienda’s inclusive business model

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A short video on a Mi Tienda's inclusive business model.

Vision Banco partners with Habitat to provide low-income housing in Paraguay

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Thousands of low income Paraguayans will be able to make home improvements with credits provided by a Vision Banco-Habitat partnership.