Updated Jan 09, 2018

GAWA Capital

Offered by GAWA Capital

GAWA Capital promotes social and economic development by leveraging private capital markets. We advise investment funds to support the growth of social enterprises in under-served markets while seeking financial returns for investors and a positive impact for society.
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Loan, EquityType
Open Year RoundDeadline
€10,000,000 - €3,500,000Amount

Mandatory Requirements

StageStage 5: Scaling and Stage 6: Sustained Scale
Implemented In:
RegionLow and Middle Income Countries
Focus AreasFinancial Sector & Investment (Economic Growth and Trade) and Inclusion
Organizations, with any type of legal structure, that have social impact as a core mandate in their mission and primarily operate in under-served and low income markets. These organizations deliver results using market based approaches and strive to achieve financial sustainability.

In general terms, the funds are looking to invest in organizations that demonstrate:
-A foundational commitment to include under-served people in the financial system, this could be by providing microfinance services or other services that promote financial inclusion (micro-insurance, financial technology providers, financial literacy initiatives, etc.).

Milestones Reached

Years in Operation2REQUIRED

Other Requirements

Target BeneficiariesInstitutions financing SMEs, also known as the “missing middle”, a market that has been neglected by traditional financial institutions.
Management TeamFunds are looking to invest in organizations that demonstrate solid credit fundamentals, strong risk management, manageable sovereign risks, and strong management teams.
Financial StatementsExternal audits from one of the Big Four or International audit firms preferred
OtherAdditionally, the funds will carry out comprehensive social performance screening and monitoring throughout life of investment.

Application Directions

Please feel free to fill out contact form on GAWA Capital website
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