Our Portfolio of Projects
Our social investments, grants and concessional loans, are the means to support our partners to achieve impact. We are eager to share this source of valuable experience .
Project / Community Entrepreneurship, Circular Economy, Waste Management / Guatemala, Central America
Amigos del Lago Atitlán promotes Atitlán Recicla a women-led community recycling business that conserves the lake and provides employment opportunities to more than 1000 indigenous women.
Project / Youth Entrepreneurship, Education / Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, East Africa
Covid 19 - Emergency Response in Rural Areas
Asante Africa provides training, educational opportunities and scholarships to Africa’s vulnerable youth in entrepreneurship, leadership, health, business and social skills.
Project / Community Entrepreneurship, Rural Development, Agriculture / Guatemala, Central America
Market Led Agriculture for Rural Communities
Asociación de Organizaciones de Los Cochumatanes (ASOCUCH) provides community-based organisations with training, tools and access to markets to promote better living conditions for the rural poor in Guatemala.
Project / Venture Philanthropy / Africa
Landscape Study of Venture Philanthropy in Africa
AVPA is a Pan-African network for social investors interested in collaborating to increase the flow of capital into social investments in Africa for maximum social impact. The landscape study is the first research of the state of venture philanthropy in the region.
Project / Education / Ghana, West Africa
Opportunities in Higher Education Through Impact Investing
Brighter Investments provides flexible loans and mentorship to finance and support higher educational goals for motivated individuals living in vulnerable situations who would otherwise have no access to higher education.
Project / Youth Entrepreneurship, Rural Entrepreneurship / Guatemala, Central America
Innovative Youth Entrepreneurship in Rural Areas
Asociación para el Desarrollo Rural del Occidente (CDRO) is an organisation of Mayan origin that seeks to combat poverty in rural areas by supporting the development of sustainable rural businesses & entrepreneurship.
Project / Youth Entrepreneurship, Rural Development / Guatemala, Central America
EntreTodos. Savings and Entrepreneurship for Indigenous Youth
CODESPA works to provide integral solutions to organisations and individuals for income generation and economic security.
Project / Labour inclusion, food waste / Spain, Europe
Combatting Food Waste & Labour Exclusion Through a Social Business
Espigoladors promotes better food usage, by creating healthy meals and giving employment opportunities to those at risk of social exclusion.
Project / Social business / Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya, East Africa
A Sustainable Model to Provide Access to Clean Drinking Water in Africa
Jibu capitalizes and equips emerging market entrepreneurs to create affordable access to drinking water and other necessities.
Training / Leadership, capacity building / Global, Online
Supporting Organisations to Manage their Operations in Times of Covid-19
In the midst of the COVID crisis, SCF asked its partners to share their experiences to facilitate knowledge sharing among partners and to make necessary adaptations to the support SCF provides to its partners.
Project / Job creation, affordable products & services / Kenya, East Africa
Job Opportunities for Youth and Women in Kenyan Slums
Livelyhoods creates job opportunities for youth and women in their own communities, transforming marginalised populations into clean energy distributors.
Project / Entrepreneurship / Tanzania, East Africa
Entrepreneurship Training & Farmers Support in Rural Babati
Livingstone Tanzania Trust provides training and financial support for rural communities in Babati to implement the changes they want to make to improve their education, sanitation and livelihoods.
Project / Social business, affordable products and services / Kenya, East Africa
High-quality Affordable Healthcare for Everyone
Penda Health Clinics operates a chain of medical centres in Nairobi, offering high-quality and affordable healthcare that patients can trust.
Project / Employability skills / Sierra Leone/West Africa
Vocational Training & Skills for Vulnerable Youth
Schooling for Life offers a combination of scholarships for vocational education, practical and social skills training and personal mentoring for Sierra Leonean youth.
Training / Small business growth / Global, Online
Supporting Opportunities for Small Business Growth
Small business growth can be challenging, particularly when entrepreneurs live in rural areas and lack a supporting ecosystem.
Project, Tools / Social business / Burkina Faso, West Africa
Biofuel Production as a Source of Farmer´s Income and Regenerative Agriculture
SolVert is a social business that produces organic specialty oils and biofertilisers that supplement farmers’ income & contributes to regenerative agriculture.
Project / / Palestine
Digitising Market Access of Fairtrade Palestinian Handcrafts
Sunbula provides access to the market and income-generating opportunities for handicraft communities, preserving ancient techniques in Palestine.
Training / Tech and development, capacity building / Global, Online
Taking Your Offline Activity to the Online World.
7 things I Learned in Silicon Valley
Many impact first organisations have plans to integrate online/remote technology to deliver part of the services. The current situation triggered by COVID has accelerated the need to make some decisions in this respect.
Project / Education, Youth Entrepreneurship / East Africa
School Business Training for African Youth
Teach a Man to Fish equips educators in and out of school settings to help young people gain business and life skills through real youth-led businesses, empowering young people to succeed in school, work, and life.
Project / Small business growth / Tanzania, East Africa
Promoting Growth of Small Businesses in Arusha
The Office aims to effectively address the needs of the "missing middle" in the Arusha area. Small local businesses with growth potential will have access to adequate capital and non-financial support.