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    Acumen is a nonprofit impact investment fund with experience in social enterprises investment. It aims to serve low-income communities in developing countries across Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, Latin America, and the United States.
    African Clean Energy (ACE) is a B-corp certified enterprise. It enables decentralized access to clean energy for rural households in Sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia.
    ASSIST is an NGO working to overcome social, economic and environmental challenges in Southeast Asia and Africa.
    Beyond the Goal Post
    Beyond The Goal Post is the local implementing partner of Royal Netherlands Football Association (KNVB), promoting innovation and sustainable community development through sports, particularly football.
    BN Vocational School (BNVS) is a Chinese tuition-free, non-profit charitable vocational school providing senior level training to students.
    Based in Bangladesh, BRAC is an international NGO with the mission to address poverty on multiple fronts, including human rights and social empowerment, education and health, livelihood, environmental and disaster preparedness in many countries.
    BrightLife is a Uganda-based social enterprise that aims to serve the most underserved community through providing them access to finance and energy.
    China Environmental Protection Foundation (CEPF) is a China-based non profit organization dedicated to environmental protection.
    Charm Impact is an impact investment platform using a blended finance facility to catalyse investment into early-stage clean energy entrepreneurs in African emerging markets.
    The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) seeks to ensure a dignified living for refugees, displaced people, and displacement-affected individuals through humanitarian, development, and peacebuilding efforts.
    Dharma Life is a foundation which aims to improves the quality of life in rural India through an entrepreneurship model. It works on causes that span across various sustainable development goals.
    Dynamiss Lda is a social enterprise in Mozambique aiming to own, control and distribute affordable solar energy solutions to rural and peri-urban households through a pay-as-you-go distribution model.
    Earthrise Trust is a non-profit initiative that works with the residents of Naledi village in South Africa to pursue the vision of “creating rural livelihoods and community well-being for a just, sustainable and peaceful world.”
    ElleSolaire is a women-led social enterprise in rural West Africa whose mission is to empower women through clean energy entrepreneurship and community-based capacity building in partnership with Village Saving and Loan Associations (VSLA).
    Enlight Institute is a Uganda-based social enterprise that supports last-mile vocational training for the solar industry, with training in technical, sales and soft skills.
    The ENVenture is an incubator which aims to provide access to capital for funding inventory for small scale lighting entrepreneurs in Uganda.
    Fenix is a company operating in East Africa with the mission to improve the quality of life of their customers through inclusive energy and financial services. It was acquired by ENGIE Energy Access in 2018.
    FINISH Society is an India-based NGO established to promote sustainable and equitable development of sanitation, hygiene and waste management sector.
    Flip Africa is a freelance marketplace that connects qualified solar technician talent for solar companies that are looking to build technical teams for solar installation projects in Uganda.
    Fondo Acción is a children-focused private Columbian fund that trains children and adults to identify and propose environmental solutions for their families, school and community.
    Frolic Studio is a product design and development studio that works with socially driven clients who also want to have a positive impact on the world.
    Frontier Markets is a social commerce platform operating in India. It supports business and provides technical training to rural women in their attempts to become solar entrepreneurs.
    Fundación Azteca is a Mexican-based NGO which improves lighting conditions for five public schools located in vulnerable and underprivileged areas in Yucatán, Michoacán and Mexico City.
    Husk a rural energy services company that provides clean energy services in weak-grid and off-grid communities in Africa and Asia.
    IDEAAS is a Brazil-based non-profit organization that provides energy access and supports productive uses of energy to promote sustainable development in rural areas.
    Johan Cyruff Foundation is a global foundation that promotes the physical and mental well-being of children and young people through games, physical exercise and sport.
    Kiva is a San-Francisco-based non-profit organization that supports solar entrepreneurs to expand financial access for underserved communities through the KIVA crowdlending platform.
    Konexa is a utility company that aspires to own and operate the grid and off-grid power assets across Africa with its integrated utility model.
    Kopernik is a non-profit organization that aims to change lives in African countries by matching local NGOs with the technology requested and funding from supporters worldwide.
    Little Sun is a non profit organization that focuses on creating clean energy solutions for students, refugees, farmers and community health workers in energy-impoverished areas in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Senegal, Rwanda and Zambia.
    Munyax Eco is a gender sensitive company that provides access to clean and affordable electricity and lighting for inhabitants in off-grid rural areas in Rwanda.
    Nizam Bijli is a social enterprise that provides solar lighting to the off-grid and rural communities in Pakistan.
    Now For Them Trust focuses on development strategies for income generation for vulnerable communities, creates inclusive societies and promotes sustainable resource use practices for the environment and future generations in Botswana.
    NPH is a non-profit organization that serves disadvantaged, vulnerable, and disabled children and youth living in extreme conditions in Latin America and the Caribbean.
    Nuru is a business based in the Democratic Republic of the Congo that provides utility-scale energy and lighting services to conflict-affected communities.
    Oolu is an off-grid solar company in West Africa that provides clean and affordable energy access to the people in West and Central Africa.
    Pathfinder International is a global health organization that supports women to make their own reproductive health decisions in communities around the world - including those affected by poverty, conflict, climate change, and natural disasters.
    PEG Africa is a for-profit corporation that finances and deploy solar power to households and small and medium-sized enterprises in West Africa. It provides loans for pay-as-you-go solar power home systems and solar water irrigation to customers in off-grid areas.
    Persistent Energy Capital is an impact venture builder that empowers the growth and scale of solar companies in Africa through funding and operational, hands-on support in strategic topics.
    RDO Trust builds partnerships to make a lasting impact on the health, sanitation and personal hygiene of vulnerable communities through educational status improvement and economic upliftment in India.
    Simusolar is an East African company which sells and finances productive equipment to farmers and small businesses.
    Sofies is an international project management and consulting firm specializes in sustainability-related issues.
    Solar Sister is a African non profit organization that trains and supports women to deliver clean energy directly to homes in rural communities.
    SolarAid is an international charity that aims to combat poverty and climate change by providing energy access in rural Africa.
    South Pole is a non-profit organization and a certified B Corps that works with companies, government and organizations worldwide to develop and implement emission reduction projects to combat climate change.
    Spark is a Dutch company that produces solar solutions that generate energy for people living off grid.
    Solar Energy Foundation is a non-profit organization that promotes solar energy use and supports local solar trade by training and supporting young entrepreneurs in underserved communities in Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda and the Philippines.
    The Impact Facility is a global grant and impact investment fund for mining communities. It recruits donor finance and investment capital to fund well-researched mining projects around the globe.
    The aim of UNFPA’s Syria office is to contribute to three long-term strategic goals of zero preventable maternal deaths, zero unmet need for family planning, and zero GBV and harmful practices in Syria.
    Village Energy is a last-mile solar distributor in Uganda. It focuses on productive energy use and customizes solar installations for businesses, non-profit institutions and agriculture in underserved areas.
    VentureBuilder provides early-stage capital and enterprise development services to scale-up African-owned and managed off-grid solar companies.
    Wakanda is a South African NGO whose mission is to empower local entrepreneurs to grow and upscale their businesses in the food industry while building a resilient ecosystem that addresses local food-related challenges.
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