Borrow

We develop and manage new ways to finance sustainable energy, water and sanitation enterprises in Asia.  Through our investees, we support innovations in sustainable development, climate change mitigation, and poverty reduction.

Our Funds

Indicative Terms

  • Enterprise stage
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  • Sectors
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  • Location
  • Use of Funds
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  • Fund Size
  • Currency
  • Ticket Size
  • Tenor
  • Interest Rate*
  • Security

Kiva

  • Early/Growth-stage SMEs
  • Clean energy, clean water and sanitations
  • Asia
  • Purchase of equipment, Funding of a specific project
  • n/a
  • USD
  • USD 10K – 50K (1)
  • Up to 3 years
  • 8% p.a.
  • Uncollateralized
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Climate Funds

  • Carbon emisions reduction projects
  • Clean Cooking, Clean Water
  • Developing world
  • Carbon project verification costs
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  • USD590,000
  • USD
  • From USD 30K (3)
  • Up to 3 years
  • 10% p.a.
  • Uncollateralized
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*(subject to risk assessment and country benchmarking)
**but may look at guarantee structures
(1)Loans are raised via crowdfunding thus opening up investments to smaller, individual lenders
(2)Repayment schedules are based on farmers’ projected energy savings from making the switch to clean energy technologies
(3)Loans are paid back from the proceeds of carbon credits issued and sold. Carbon projects are managed by Nexus on behalf of the borrower

Partners

We are providing access to finance for development projects in Asia with support from our partners.