Accessible Debt Financing Designed for Social Enterprises

With the Pioneer Facility, Nexus for Development brings new opportunities to social enterprises who are positively impacting poverty and climate change. It is an innovative fund providing working capital for producing and distributing sustainable energy, clean water, and sanitation solutions to low-income populations in Asia.

Clean Energy



Loan terms

Collateral Free

$150k – $500k USD

10% Interest

3 to 5 years Maturity

Eligibility Requirements

Social enterprise model

Your organization uses market-based approaches to create social and environmentally conscious goods and services with a medium-term vision of financial sustainability.

Growth stage

You are seeking and capable of managing a $150k – $500k loan agreement. Your organization has completed pilots, has a business plan, and is ready to scale its activities.


You operate in Southeast Asia.

To find out more about the Pioneer Facility, contact Justin Bergendahl, Impact Investment Manager:

Pioneer Facility is raising $6.5M USD

2.3 million USD have already been committed to the fund with over 85% in first loss capital.

Nexus for Development’s Pioneer Facility Fund Awards $500,000 to Philippine Social Enterprise

OREEi was selected by the Pioneer Facility for their strong social and environmental impacts, significant experience in their focus areas, and their viable business model.