The Impact Programme was launched by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) in 2012. Through the programme, DFID is providing £157.8m over 23 years to catalyse the market for impact investment in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.

What is impact investment?

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The Global Impact Investing Network defines impact investing as investments into businesses with the intention of generating social and environmental impact alongside a financial return.

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What is the Impact Programme?

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The IMPACT Programme is a 4-year programme funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) managed by Palladium in partnership with Enclude Capital Advisory and The Good Economy.  The Programme’s overall goal is to unblock constraints preventing Impact Investing from scaling in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. It seeks to support the flow of investment capital from Impact Investors into businesses reaching the underserved as consumers, suppliers, distributors or employees, in hard to reach geographies through innovative business models.

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The Department for International Development (DFID) leads the UK’s work to end extreme poverty. We’re ending the need for aid by creating jobs, unlocking the potential of girls and women and helping to save lives when humanitarian emergencies hit.

Palladium International Ltd

Palladium International Ltd is a global consulting firm with more than 50 years of experience working with governments, businesses, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing challenges in Africa, Asia and the Americas.

Enclude Capital Advisory connects clients with the capital they need to finance their growth. The transactions it arranges create opportunities that generate both financial returns and social value.

The Good Economy is a social advisory firm dedicated to inclusive business and investment.