Earthday2021, Carolina Ordoñez About Our Enabling SDG Series Launch!

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We invite you to celebrate #earthday2021 together with our Investment Officer from #Ecuador, Carolina Ordoñez and the whole EQ Team!

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Meet Julie Harris Our New Investment Committee Member From New York

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Why Enabling Qapital?

Because of its commitment to creating and supporting companies and institutions that empower the poor and provide environmental and financial solutions to some of the world’s problems.

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Meet Jim Anderson Our New Investment Committee Member From Mongolia

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Why Enabling Qapital?

I believe in impact finance but not all financing is in the best interest of the client. I am glad to be part of an organization that values client impact and is willing to say no when the client’s interests are not served.

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Client Story – Lucia Rico

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MRS LUCIA RICO SUCCESS STORY

Growing up with her two siblings in the town of Trento in the rural province of Agusan del Sur in the south of the Philippines, Mrs. Lucia always dreamt of running her own business. She started her business with a tiny stall to sell her handmade baskets and figures made from rattan palms. After struggling with bankruptcy in 2015, she moved her business and began to look for capital. This was only the start of a long and hard journey for this microentrepreneur to fulfill her dreams and be independent.

 

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Enabling Microentrepreneurs Together With ASA Pakistan

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In the beginning, Muhammad Shoiab’s mobile textile business generated only a very little revenue. It was so little that he was not able to send his children to school. Nonetheless, Muhammad believed in himself and his business and decided to apply for a loan at ASA Pakistan limited.

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Microfinance – Unexpected Stability In Unstable Times

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Why is it that Microfinance funds remain comparably stable throughout international crisis or economic downturns? Where does the low correlation with the financial markets come from?

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Meet Our Regional Manager For LATAM

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Why Enabling Qapital?

I was excited to be part of something new with a group of talented individuals with a renowned name in the impact investing industry. We all share a common goal as we plan to implement innovative initiatives that can help the most vulnerable people in the world.‍

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Meet Board Member Christoph Dreher

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Why Enabling Qapital?

As I have been part of the impactinvesting community for over 10 years, I can say that EQ is truly delivering microfinance in its purest form and therefore enabling real social impact. I am truly excited working with such highly qualified and especially dedicated team.

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Roundtable Together With The World Bank And The National Bank Of Kyrgyz Republic

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Enabling KyrgyzRepublic - Roundtable (in Russian): Friday, February 26 | 10:00 am (GMT+6)

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Remo Oswald – Insights About Microfinance

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#ENABLINGINSIGHTS >>Remo Oswald, Managing Partner informiert Sie über die wichtigsten Mikrofinanz Insights in Zeiten einer globalen Krise.

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New Partnership With Mircoserfin!

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We are very happy to announce our partnership with Microserfin. Microserfin is a leading microfinance institution in Panama, looking after low-income entrepreneurs and is fully owned by the Fundación Microfinanzas BBVA.

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Clean Cooking – Why It Matters!

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Enabling cleancooking with Spark+, our new mandate in cooperation with Clean Cooking Alliance.

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Moving Money To Meaning – Enabling Micro Entrepreneurs

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OUR PARTNER-MFI SUMAC

In 2020 Enabling Qapital provided USD 1.5mn to Sumac, a microfinance bank based in Kenya. The bank specializes in providing finance to both individuals and companies in the MSME segment by offering a variety of financial services. They have a large clientele within the agribusiness sector, who can profit from the Kilimo Biashara (agribusiness) loans. Through those, Sumac can disburse loans of up to ~USD 3,000 within 48 hours. Sumac also offers customers the Kawi loan product, targeting the provision of clean energy solutions to its customers.

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Enabling Qapital Is Growing!!

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Why Enabling Qapital?

It has provided me an excellent opportunity to be a part of an institution that is actively involved in the creation of significant, positive impact in the society as well as exposed me to an environment where I can interact with professionals from different global backgrounds thus expanding my scope, knowledge and skills within the industry.

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Meet Kazim Mohamed Ali

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 Why Enabling Qapital/Woodman?

An inspiring group of people doing inspiring work – who wouldn’t want to work for company like that?

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Welcome To The Team Carolina Ordóñez!!

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Why Enabling Qapital?

As someone who has witnessed first-hand the transformative power of finance on individuals, I am eager to learn at a deeper level about the ins and outs of microfinance institutions. EQ is where financial strategy and meaning merge.‍

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Meet Mary Mukuria From Our Team In Nairobi!!

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Why Enabling Qapital?

I resonate deeply with EQ’s mission “Moving money to meaning”.‍

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Enabling Qapital Is Growing!!

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Why Enabling Qapital?

Because EQ embodies my belief, that being profitable while solving global problems and helping people is absolutely possible.

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Moving Money To Meaning – Enabling Micro Entrepreneurs

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Enabled by her first loan through ASA PAKISTAN, Mehwish Muhammad Ashraf started a small business with the purchase of a sewing machine in 2016.

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Enabling Qapital Wishes Everyone A Happy New Year

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Enabling Qapital is looking back to a challenging but rewarding first year

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Join Our Webinar On January 14th 2021

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 We would like to invite you to join our Webinar EMF Microfinance Fund: Review 2020 & Outlook 2021 on January 14th 2021 09:00 AM (CET).

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Moving Money To Meaning – Enabling Micro Entrepreneurs

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Almost 30 years ago, María Cristina Estrada established her business with a tiny venue located at a small marketplace in Nicaragua. Starting with 6 pineapples, 6 melons, 50 bananas and 6 watermelons she dreamed of someday growing her business into a large store. In order to do so, she acquired loans from Financiera FAMA, a microfinance institution that had operations near her business. Maria was able to establish a good credit history with FAMA. She was repaying the loans on time, which made for a very successful long-term relationship between the two.

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Happy Holidays And A Happy New Year!

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#SEASONSGREETINGS - The Enabling Qapital Team wishes you all HappyHolidays and a HappyNewYear!

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From Intern To Investment Analyst, Meet Begoña Leiva

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WHY ENABLING QAPITAL?

The company gives me the opportunity of contributing to the development of, in my case, the LATAM region.‍

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Spark+ $50-70 Millionen Mandat Von Enabling Qapital And Clean Cooking Alliance

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Das Zürcher Mikrofinanz-Startup Enabling Qapital erhält Geld von führenden Organisationen für einen Fonds, der bessere Lebensumstände in Afrika und CO2-Reduktionen erwirken soll.

 

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Meet Roman Boner, Portfolio Manager From Woodman

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WHY ENABLING QAPITAL/WOODMAN?

I can work in an entrepreneurial environment with flat hierarchies and an outcome focused culture. All my colleagues share the mindset to accelerate triple bottom line thinking within the finance industry.

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African Development Bank And European Commission Commit Capital Into SPARK+ Africa

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We are very pleased to announce the African Development Bank Group’s and European Commission’s commitments of catalytic first-loss capital into SPARK+ Africa, a first-of-its-kind impact fund investing debt and equity in companies throughout the clean cooking value chain across Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA).

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Enabling Qapital & Credicentro S.A.E.C.A. Signed An Agreement To Provide Long Term Funds To SMES

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AGUSTIN VILLALBA and BEGOÑA LEIVA just closed a transaction with the newly recreated Credicentro — a merger between Credicentro, Pasfin and LCR. Happy to be working with the new company as well as back working with the team at Pasfin — HUGO MARTINEZ MARCELO C. YALUK and Ramon Cortazar.

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Get To Know Xavier Pierluca – Completing The Introduction Of Our Managing Partners

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WHY ENABLING QAPITAL?

Servant Leadership. Designinnovative financing strategies to facilitate access to essential goods and services in emerging markets.

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Meet Our Second Investment Analyst From Pakistan, Taimour Ali Khan!

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WHY ENABLING QAPITAL?

Enabling Qapital drives value through its investment for the masses in Emerging and Frontier Markets, the possibility to invest with an impact focus in a fast paced environment is both challenging and exciting

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Enabling Qapital AG

Mühlebachstrasse 164

8008 Zurich

Switzerland

Enabling Qapital AG

Branch Geneva

Place du Grand-Mézel 1,

1204 Geneva

Switzerland

Enabling Qapital Kenya Ltd

Merchant Square Block B

2nd Floor, Riverside Drive

Nairobi

Kenya

Enabling Microfinance AG

Industriering 20,

9491 Ruggell

Liechtenstein

 

Enabling Qapital Luxembourg S.A.

16, rue Robert Stümper,

2557 Luxembourg

Luxembourg

 

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