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PoaPower

PoaPower

A £150,000 convertible loan for a pilot in Kenya of a new business model that provides off-grid communities with affordable clean energy using an innovative ‘pay-as-you-go” model.

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Valid Nutrition

A £120,000 grant to test a new food supplement in Malawi that can be made with local ingredients and which is intended to reduce the cost of combating acute malnutrition in children.

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Development Media International

A £1.5 million grant to rigorously test the impact of a radio-based behaviour change campaign to encourage women in Burkina Faso to prevent unwanted pregnancies through the use of modern contraceptives.

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SafeBoda

A £160,000 convertible note in SafeBoda, a start-up company that is reducing motorbike accident deaths and injuries in Uganda, through the creation of an Uber-like network of safe motorcycle taxi (“Boda”) drivers.

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Newborn Foundation

A £155,000 grant to pilot in the Philippines and China a life-saving neonatal technology that screens new-born babies for infections like pneumonia and congenital heart defects - at less than 10% of the cost of traditional screening.

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Young 1ove | Evidence Action

£480,000 in grants to support the expansion and testing of a creative peer education approach to empower girls in secondary school in Botswana to reduce their risks of HIV/AIDS and unintended pregnancies.

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Segovia

A £525,000 equity investment in Segovia, a software technology platform that radically improves the efficiency of aid by making it faster, cheaper, and more secure to transfer funds directly to vulnerable populations. 

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Educate!

A £210,000 grant to support the testing, expansion, and government adoption of a skills-based educational programme in Uganda and Rwanda with an innovation curriculum of training, mentorship and clubs.

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Simpa Networks

Simpa Networks

A £2.3m equity investment to scale up an off-grid PAYG model that combines both financial inclusion and clean energy access, giving choice to rural families in India.

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Simprints

Simprints

A £150k grant to fund the development and implementation of a sustainable delivery model of Simprints’ biometric identity hardware and software products in Bangladesh and Nepal for GIF’s target beneficiaries.

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The Behavioural Insights Team

A £3m grant to deliver a series of randomised controlled, behavioural-based trials focused on improved tax compliance, and corresponding capacity building of local civil servants, in Bangladesh, Guatemala, Indonesia and the Philippines.

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PayGo Energy

A $230,000 debt investment in PayGo Energy, which uses Pay As You Go technology to bring clean cooking fuel to homes in Nairobi.  GIF’s investment will enable PayGo Energy to undertake product development and testing with 100 households.

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SparkMeter

A $600k loan to fund research and development and business development to establish and deploy a full suite of certified smart metering technologies for microgrids and central grid utilities in emerging markets. 

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Nesta

A £240,000 grant to Nesta to carry out research on market failures in aquaculture in Bangladesh and India, and design an incentive prize to accelerate innovation in aquaculture with a view to improving social and economic outcomes for the poor.

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