Impact investment

June 15, 2021

USD 50,000 funding for Techno Hill to complete 2 micro-grid projects in Myanmar

Phnom Penh, June 15, 2021 – Nexus for Development, as a Kiva field partner raised USD 50,000 for Techno-Hill through the crowdfunding platform to complete 2 micro-grid projects reaching 2,250 people [...]
March 31, 2021

USD 25,000 raised for 3S to support the electrification of 5,000 households in Indonesia

Phnom Penh, March 31, 2021 – Nexus for Development, as a Kiva field partner, raised USD 25,000 through the crowdfunding platform for Sumba Sustainable Solutions (3S), to finance [...]
December 24, 2020

Pioneer Facility signs a USD 500,000 loan agreement with Okra solar for last-mile electrification

Phnom Penh, December 24, 2020 – The Pioneer Facility, an impact fund managed by Nexus for Development, closed its last 2020 financing with Okra Solar [...]
December 18, 2020

USD 50,000 raised for Agrosolar to distribute solar irrigation systems to farmers in Myanmar

Phnom Penh, December 18, 2020 – Nexus for Development, as a Kiva field partner for Agrosolar, raised USD 50,000 to finance the growing demand for their solar-powered irrigation systems [...]
October 20, 2020

Pioneer Facility raises additional half million dollars for Clean Energy and Water access in Southeast Asia

Phnom Penh, October 20, 2020 – The Pioneer Facility is happy to welcome onboard two new investors, in the Facility’s mission to provide scale-up capital to enterprises [...]
September 29, 2020

Pioneer Facility finances biogas-to-energy development in Indonesia

Phnom Penh, September 29, 2020 – The Pioneer Facility, an impact fund managed by Nexus for Development, signed its first investment in Indonesia, with GREE Energy, an integrated biogas-to-energy operator [...]
May 14, 2020

Pioneer Facility approves USD 220,000 loan to TapEffect for piped water infrastructure in rural Cambodia

Phnom Penh, May 05, 2020 – The Pioneer Facility, an impact fund managed by Nexus for Development, signed a new financing agreement with TapEffect Co., a water utility [...]
March 10, 2020

What’s the Real Risk in Investing in Climate-Smart Solutions?

Today, we still see risk appetite as one of the biggest market challenges, and the objective of the Pioneer Facility is to bridge financing gaps, which are [...]
November 28, 2019

Transparency is driving impact

The EVPA celebrated its 15th year anniversary with its annual conference in The Hague, marking another milestone in its history of work convening a community of venture [...]
September 3, 2019

USD 1M invested in collateral-free debt to deploy solar energy solutions in the Philippines

The Pioneer Facility has worked with OREEi to directly finance a project that replaced over 140 diesel generated irrigation pumps with over 250 solar-powered pumps. [...]
August 22, 2019

Inclusive Business and Impact Investment come together in Cambodia to scale businesses and reduce poverty

First Inclusive Business forum for Cambodia hosted by the Ministry of Industry and Handcraft with the support of the UN ESCAP and the iBAN [...]
August 14, 2019

Is it time to roll the dice on first-time fund managers?

Over the last year, it feels that philanthropists have become the new target group tasked with a responsibility of ensuring that impact investments continue to scale at [...]
February 4, 2019

Impact investment in Cambodia and Southeast Asia

On 16 January 2019, EuroCham hosted a Breakfast Talk on "Impact Investing" organized and moderated by our Programs Director Nodira Amd. Joining from Washington DC via […]