Our investments increase the incomes of smallholder farmers by helping them adapt to climate change, increasing their productivity, and providing access to markets.
Delivering access to critical goods and services to unlock the poverty trap for millions
We invest in areas with the greatest need and the greatest opportunity
Our investments lie at the intersection of where the world’s greatest needs meet the greatest opportunities—not only in terms of capital but also innovation. While the sectors we invest in span a range depending on the geography, as of 2016, we are prioritizing investment in four sectors: agriculture, education, clean energy and healthcare.
Our investments focus on all parts of the education system, from basic schooling to job training for low-income customers, to generate pathways out of poverty.
Our investments are accelerating energy solutions across the developing world and building sustainable models to bring clean energy to millions of low-income people.
We focus on innovations providing access to financial services that enable low-income and unbanked customers to build tangible pathways to a secure future.
Our investments support a range of solutions to provide affordable, high-quality health care and improve the overall efficiency and effectiveness of medical treatment for low-income families everywhere.
We support solutions that improve the supply and financing for affordable housing and financial innovations that bring the dignity and security of home ownership to low-income families.
Water & Sanitation
We invest in smart, effective solutions to improve the health of low-income communities, boost emerging economies and empower women and children.
Our investments provide low-income students and job seekers with the training and tools they need to secure employment and succeed in building lifelong careers for themselves.
OUR IMPACT TO DATE