Africa investments

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Africa Health Fund

foundation: the ELMA foundation

portfolio: impact investments

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year of inception: 2012

Investment in a private equity fund that invests in private sector health care providers serving low to middle income populations

African Leadership Academy NPC

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foundation: the ELMA growth foundation

cluster: growth special opportunities

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year of inception: 2014

Project support for the Africa Careers Network to place and support ALA alumni, who are currently in university, in summer internships and one-year fellowships at ELMA grantee organizations

African Philanthropy Forum

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foundation: the ELMA growth foundation

cluster: growth special opportunities

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year of inception: 2014

Project support for the 2015 African Philanthropy Forum and related activities to build a network of engaged individual philanthropists in Africa

Ashesi University College

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foundation: the ELMA growth foundation

cluster: african social entrepreneurship

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year of inception: 2017

Project support to build the university's third 96-bed student dormitory

Caerus Capital

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foundation: the ELMA foundation

portfolio: education portfolio

cluster: education special opportunities

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year of inception: 2016

Contribution to publish "The Business of Education Foundation in Africa," a major analytical report that will enhance understanding of the role of the private sector in sub-Saharan Africa's education systems.

CureVac

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foundation: the ELMA foundation

portfolio: impact investments

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year of inception: 2015

Investment in a biotechnology company that focuses on using messenger RNA to develop new therapeutics and vaccines

The End Fund

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foundation: the ELMA foundation

portfolio: health portfolio

cluster: child and adolescent health

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year of inception: 2015

General support to an organization investing in the scale up of integrated cost-effective Neglected Tropical Diseases programs through technical assistance and strategic re-granting activities

Grand Challenges Canada

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foundation: the ELMA foundation

portfolio: education portfolio

cluster: early childhood development

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year of inception: 2016

Project support to the Saving Brains initiative for sub-granting, focused on improving health, nutrition, cognitive development, and early stimulation in African children in the first 1,000 days of life

GroFin Small Growing Business (SGB) Fund

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foundation: the ELMA foundation

portfolio: impact investments

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year of inception: 2017

GroFin SGB is a debt fund focusing on small growing businesses in high impact sectors across Africa. Their investment is coupled with strong business support services to give the underlying company the best change to become sustainable.

Investment Fund for Health in Africa II

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foundation: the ELMA foundation

portfolio: impact investments

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year of inception: 2015

Investment in a private equity fund that targets both a financial and social return by investing in private healthcare companies in Sub-Saharan Africa

Medical Credit Fund

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foundation: the ELMA foundation

portfolio: impact investments

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year of inception: 2016

Investment in a fund that provides loans, alongside local banks, to healthcare providers serving poor and underserved communities in a number of African countries. All borrowers participate in a quality improvement program aimed at increasing the quality of services offered by the provider.

Mwabu Group

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foundation: the ELMA foundation

portfolio: impact investments

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year of inception: 2017

Investment in an education technology company that creates interactive e-learning content and resources for primary school students and teachers

Paediatric AIDS Treatment for Africa (PATA)

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foundation: the ELMA foundation

portfolio: health portfolio

cluster: hiv & tb

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year of inception: 2014

General support to an African network that develops capacity of frontline health care provider clinical teams, thereby strengthening pediatric HIV prevention and care in 24 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa

Shonaquip

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foundation: the ELMA foundation

portfolio: impact investments

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year of inception: 2015

Investment in a social enterprise that designs and manufactures moderately priced wheelchairs and seating aids specifically designed for children in resource poor settings

University of Cape Town

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foundation: the ELMA foundation

portfolio: health portfolio

cluster: child and adolescent health

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year of inception: 2014

Renewal project support to the Child Nurse Practice Development Initiative to support postgraduate scholarships and build clinical pediatric nursing capacity in East and Southern Africa

University of Cape Town – APFP

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foundation: the ELMA foundation

portfolio: health portfolio

cluster: child and adolescent health

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year of inception: 2017

Project support to expand the African Pediatric Foundation Fellowship Program to train pediatric specialists from university hospitals across Africa

University of KwaZulu-Natal, Centre for Rural Health

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foundation: the ELMA foundation

portfolio: health portfolio

cluster: child and adolescent health

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year of inception: 2017

Project support to expand the African Pediatric Fellowship Program to train pediatric specialists from university hospitals across Africa

University of the Witwatersrand

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foundation: the ELMA foundation

portfolio: health portfolio

cluster: child and adolescent health

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year of inception: 2017

Project support to expand the African Pediatric Fellowship Program to train pediatric specialists from university hospitals across Africa