Finance Solutions Map

The Finance Solutions Map provides an overview of 125+ financial schemes dedicated to clean energy, water, and sanitation entrepreneurs in Southeast Asia.  The mapping presents publicly available information on a range of finance solutions.

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  Clean cooking  Clean energy  Clean water  Sanitation  Other
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  Crowdfunding  Debt  Equity  Grant  Guarantee  Mezzanine  Technical assistance
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Microfinance AMRET

     
 
Amret is a leading microfinance institution in Cambodia serving micro, small and medium enterprises and low-to-middle-income populations with a focus on rural areas, agriculture and district and provincial cities.

Countries: Cambodia

Sectors: Clean cooking, Clean energy, Clean water, Sanitation, Other

Enterprise Stages: Seed, Early Stage, Growth Stage, Not specified

Types of Finance: Debt

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Organization Types: Financial Institution

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Microfinance Chamroeun

     
 
Chamroeun Microfinance Plc. Is a microfinance institution in Cambodia that works to improve the livelihoods, skills, and self-confidence of poor families in Cambodia by providing responsible microfinance and complementary socio-economic services. It provides a wide range of loans including entrepreneurs loans, clean energy loans, and WASH loans, to individuals and groups who want to expand their businesses, acquire energy solutions or build WASH infrastructure.

Countries: Cambodia

Sectors: Clean cooking, Clean energy, Clean water, Sanitation, Other

Enterprise Stages: Seed, Early Stage, Growth Stage, Not specified

Types of Finance: Debt

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Organization Types: Financial Institution

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Microfinance Hattha Kaksekar

     
 
Hattha Kaksekar Limited (HKL) is a microfinance institution and a deposit-taking institution in Cambodia. HKL provides lending services to individual and MSMEs which aim to start up and extend their existing businesses. Potential borrowers are able to apply for loans size up to 50,000 USD (equivalent to other currencies). With a flexible terms and conditions, HKL provides competitive interest rate and convenient repayment method.

Countries: Cambodia

Sectors: Clean cooking, Clean energy, Clean water, Sanitation, Other

Enterprise Stages: Seed, Early Stage, Growth Stage, Not specified

Types of Finance: Debt

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Organization Types: Financial Institution

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Microfinance Kredit Microfinance Institution

     
 
KREDIT Microfinance Institution Plc (KREDIT) is a microfinance institution providing financial services and training to low-income earners (mostly farmers and entrepreneurs) in rural Cambodia. KREDIT offers individual loans for expanding businesses, purchasing household goods or home improvements. Other loans are designed for small enterprises or groups of borrowers. KREDIT also offers savings products, as most of its clients want to save but cannot afford to save the minimum amount required by banks.

Countries: Cambodia

Sectors: Clean cooking, Clean energy, Clean water, Sanitation, Other

Enterprise Stages: Seed, Early Stage, Growth Stage, Not specified

Types of Finance: Debt

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Organization Types: Financial Institution

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Microfinance Lanka Orix Leasing Company Microcredit

     
 
LOLC (Cambodia) Plc. (“LOLC”) is a microfinance institution with a social vision and a business orientation that provides entrepreneurs and families at the base of the socio-economic pyramid with the economic opportunities to transform the quality of their lives and their communities through the provision of effective and sustainable client empowering financial services.

Countries: Cambodia

Sectors: Clean cooking, Clean energy, Clean water, Sanitation, Other

Enterprise Stages: Seed, Early Stage, Growth Stage, Not specified

Types of Finance: Debt

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Organization Types: Financial Institution

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Microfinance VisionFund

  
  
VisionFund Cambodia is the only licensed Microfinance Institution in Cambodia that has a global network of 30 countries with a social mission to improve the lives of children by offering small loans and other financial services to poor families. Working in partnership with World Vision, VisionFund empowers its clients to grow successful businesses that enable children to grow up with improved health and education.

Countries: Cambodia

Sectors: Clean energy, Clean water

Enterprise Stages: Seed, Early Stage, Growth Stage, Not specified

Types of Finance: Debt, Equity

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Organization Types: Financial Institution

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National / Provincial Credit Guarantee Funds Vietnam Development Bank

   
 
The Government of Vietnam has set up credit guarantee funds for SMEs to facilitate their access to credit for production and business. The Vietnam Development Bank guarantees a maximum of 85% of the total loan volume per project. In addition to the national VDB fund, over 20 credit guarantee funds were set up at the provincial level in 2014. The guarantees are managed by the Vietnam Development Bank at the national level and different provincial authorities under the supervision of the Ministry of Finance at the provincial level.

Countries: Vietnam

Sectors: Clean energy, Clean water, Other

Enterprise Stages: Seed, Early Stage, Growth Stage, Not specified

Types of Finance: Guarantee

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Organization Types: Development Bank Programme / Government fund

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National Biodigester Programme III (NBP III) Government of Cambodia and SNV

 
   
The National Biodigester Programme (NBP) is a government owned programme initiated by the Cambodian Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and SNV Netherlands Development Organisation. The objective of the programme is to establish a permanent domestic biodigester sector on a commercial market basis for the dissemination of biodigesters as an indigenous, sustainable energy source in selected provinces in Cambodia.

Countries: Cambodia

Sectors: Clean energy

Enterprise Stages: Seed, Early Stage, Growth Stage, Not specified

Types of Finance: Debt, Grant, Technical assistance

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Organization Types: Development Bank Programme / Government fund

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Nexus Climate Funds Nexus for Development

    
  
Nexus’ Climate Funds support project developers that are interested in increasing their revenue through carbon finance. In order to access the carbon market, a project must first undergo a certification process that will verify its carbon savings. The cost of this process can be prohibitive for maturing organizations.The fund offers loans at competitive interest rates for carbon-related work which can be repaid from the sale of the carbon credits once a project is operational.

Countries: Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Vietnam, Other SEA Countries

Sectors: Clean cooking, Clean energy, Clean water, Other

Enterprise Stages: Early Stage, Growth Stage

Types of Finance: Debt, Technical assistance

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Organization Types: Non-profit (impact, NGO, etc.)

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Nordic Climate Facility Nordic Development Fund

     
 
The Nordic Development Fund (NDF) is the joint development finance institution of the five Nordic countries. NDF provides financing and knowledge for climate change and development activities primarily in low-income countries spanning Africa, Asia and Latin America. The Nordic Climate Facility (NCF) is a challenge fund set up in 2009 to finance innovative climate solutions and business concepts in developing countries. Funding can be accessed in collaboration with a Nordic institution.

Countries: Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam

Sectors: Clean cooking, Clean energy, Clean water, Sanitation, Other

Enterprise Stages: Early Stage, Growth Stage

Types of Finance: Grant

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Organization Types: Development Bank Programme / Government fund

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Oasis Fund Bamboo Capital Partners

  
 
Bamboo Capital Partners is a private equity firm specialising in investing in essential services sectors in emerging economies. By using a market-oriented approach to fill gaps where government and philanthropy may not be equipped to serve effectively, they deliver social and environmental gains to their investors, while achieving above market returns. The Oasis fund’s objective is financing businesses serving low income people in sectors such as energy, healthcare, housing and education.

Countries: Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Vietnam

Sectors: Clean energy, Other

Enterprise Stages: Seed, Early Stage, Growth Stage, Not specified

Types of Finance: Equity

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Organization Types: For profit (impact, venture fund, etc.)

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Off Grid Bazaar

 
   
Off Grid Bazaar is an innovative and interactive online platform designed by Gham Power Nepal to scale the implementation of off-grid solar-based projects that serve small-holder farmers in rural Nepal. The fund blends debt and grants to fund pre-qualified solar irrigation projects. After registering on the online platform, investors browse Gham Power approved project listings and access impact metrics. Read the full Case Study

Countries: Other SEA Countries

Sectors: Clean energy

Enterprise Stages: Early Stage, Growth Stage

Types of Finance: Crowdfunding, Debt, Grant

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Organization Types: Non-profit (impact, NGO, etc.)

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Oikocredit

  
   
Oikocredit is a social impact investor and worldwide cooperative that works to promote sustainable development through investments. Oikokredit focuses its investments on financial inclusion, agriculture and renewable energy.

Countries: Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Vietnam

Sectors: Clean energy, Other

Enterprise Stages: Seed, Early Stage, Growth Stage, Not specified

Types of Finance: Debt, Equity, Technical assistance

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Organization Types: Non-profit (impact, NGO, etc.)

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Partnership for Change

   
      
Together with its local partners Partnership for Change focuses on identifying talented individuals and entrepreneurs who can help create sustainable development in their local communities. Pcf’s approach to achieving social change is often described as venture philanthropy, whereby financial contribution is based on a pragmatic principle where donations, loans, guarantees and direct investments, are provided depending on what will be most effective in each project.

Countries: Myanmar

Sectors: Clean water, Sanitation, Other

Enterprise Stages: Seed, Early Stage, Growth Stage, Not specified

Types of Finance: Debt, Equity, Grant, Guarantee, Mezzanine, Technical assistance

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Organization Types: Non-profit (impact, NGO, etc.)

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Peace and Equity Holding Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF)

     
    
Peace and Equity Holdings, (PEH) Inc. is a 100% owned corporation of Peace and Equity Foundation that was established to accelerate the growth of enterprises to achieve sustainability through responsible investments. PEH aims to support sustainable progress by providing private equity funds to enterprises that provide economic and social development to communities and that adapt environmental protection. PEF financing includes term loan, credit lines, joint ventures, equity partnerships and grants for non-revenue activities.

Countries: Philippines

Sectors: Clean cooking, Clean energy, Clean water, Sanitation, Other

Enterprise Stages: Seed, Early Stage, Growth Stage, Not specified

Types of Finance: Debt, Equity, Grant, Technical assistance

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Organization Types: Non-profit (impact, NGO, etc.)

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Phitrust Phitrust Asia

   
    
Phitrust Asia is an impact investment company focusing on Southeast Asia, a region where social entrepreneurship is emerging and developing rapidly. Building many partnerships and targeting two high growth and large impact sectors, healthy food and access to energy, Phitrust Asia efficiently contribute to that development in countries like Indonesia, Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand and Myanmar, and make investments in high potential enterprises in terms of social and environmental impact, financial sustainability and profitability.

Countries: Cambodia, Indonesia, Myanmar, Vietnam

Sectors: Clean cooking, Clean energy, Other

Enterprise Stages: Seed, Early Stage, Growth Stage, Not specified

Types of Finance: Debt, Equity, Mezzanine, Technical assistance

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Organization Types: For profit (impact, venture fund, etc.)

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Pioneer Facility Nexus for Development

  
 
The Pioneer Facility invests in commercially-viable growth-stage enterprises working in clean energy, water, and sanitation that benefit low-income populations in Southeast Asia.

Countries: Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Vietnam, Other SEA Countries

Sectors: Clean energy, Clean water

Enterprise Stages: Growth Stage

Types of Finance: Debt

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Organization Types: Non-profit (impact, NGO, etc.)

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Proximity Finance Proximity Designs

  
 
Proximity Designs was launched in 2004 with the commitment to create a social business for Myanmar’s underserved rural families. Proximity Finance provides four innovative loan products that help farmers, migrant workers and small business owners stabilize their finances, get rid of high interest debt, and launch themselves into an upward financial spiral for good.

Countries: Myanmar

Sectors: Clean energy, Other

Enterprise Stages: Seed, Early Stage, Growth Stage, Not specified

Types of Finance: Debt

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Organization Types: Non-profit (impact, NGO, etc.)

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Reduction of GHG Emission through Promotion of Commercial Biogas Plants Government of Cambodia and UNIDO

 
  
A project that will promote investments in commercial biogas-based rural electricity enterprises with the creation of a revolving fund under the Ministry of Environment (MoE) of Cambodia. The fund would provide soft loans at lower interest rate (when compared to that of the existing commercial bank loan interest in Cambodia) so as to cover the operational expenses. This revolving loan facility will be accessible to the identified demonstration pilots.

Countries: Cambodia

Sectors: Clean energy

Enterprise Stages: Seed, Early Stage, Growth Stage, Not specified

Types of Finance: Debt, Technical assistance

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Organization Types: Development Bank Programme / Government fund

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Regional Investment Support for Entrepreneurs (RISE) Swisscontact

     
 
RISE provides pre- and post-investment technical assistance (TA) for social impact entrepreneurs through a pool of vetted consultants. The RISE TA Facility is innovative as it integrates services in a “one-stop shop” and operates through an enterprise repayment model. This repayment mechanism delays payment for TA service to a pre-determined time in the future when enterprises have improved their cash flow. Read the full Case Study

Countries: Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Philippines, Vietnam

Sectors: Clean cooking, Clean energy, Clean water, Sanitation, Other

Enterprise Stages: Seed, Early Stage, Growth Stage, Not specified

Types of Finance: Technical assistance

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Organization Types: For profit (impact, venture fund, etc.)

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Renewable Energy For Wiser and Accelerated Resource Development (REWARD) Programme Land Bank of the Philippines

 
 
The REWARD programme aims to provide financial assistance to entities that are engaged in renewable energy projects in support to the Philippines government’s call to develop energy sources such as: biofuel, biomass, hydropower, wind projects, geothermal, solar photovoltaic, solar water heaters and co-generation.

Countries: Philippines

Sectors:

Enterprise Stages: Growth Stage

Types of Finance: Debt

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Organization Types: Development Bank Programme / Government fund

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Rural Electricity Fund (REF) Government of Cambodia and Electricite Du Cambodge (EDC)

 
    
The Rural Electrification Fund (REF) is one of the most important tools of the Cambodian government for meeting its rural electrification targets. It was established in 2004 with funding from the World Bank and the Global Environment Facility. The REF financially supports rural households as well as private electricity suppliers to improve electricity infrastructure in rural areas. Both renewable and non-renewable energy technologies are eligible. Funding is provided through interest-free loans, grants and loan guarantees.

Countries: Cambodia

Sectors: Clean energy

Enterprise Stages: Seed, Early Stage, Growth Stage, Not specified

Types of Finance: Debt, Grant, Guarantee, Technical assistance

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Organization Types: Development Bank Programme / Government fund

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Sarona Frontier Markets Fund Sarona

  
  
With a rich history stretching back to 1953, Sarona has extensive experience investing in Frontier and Emerging Markets. Sarona’s ambition is to use this experience to deliver top-quartile returns by investing growth capital in private equity funds and companies that benefit local communities and the environment. The investments focus on small to mid-market companies providing goods and services to meet the growing needs of the rising middle class in these markets.

Countries: Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Vietnam

Sectors: Clean energy, Other

Enterprise Stages: Growth Stage

Types of Finance: Debt, Equity

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Organization Types: For profit (impact, venture fund, etc.)

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Scaling Up Renewable Energy in low Income Countries Program (SREP) Strategic Climate Fund (SCF) under the Climate Investment Fund (CIF)

 
  
The Scaling Up Renewable Energy in low Income Countries Program (SREP) is designed to demonstrate the economic, social and environmental viability of low carbon development pathways in the energy sector in low-income countries. It supports scaled-up deployment of renewable energy solutions like solar, geothermal, and biomass to increase energy access. SREP offers grant financing, blended with IDA and other concessional financing, to leverage other public and private sector resources.

Countries: Cambodia

Sectors: Clean energy

Enterprise Stages: Seed, Early Stage, Growth Stage, Not specified

Types of Finance: Grant, Technical assistance

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Organization Types: Development Bank Programme / Government fund

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Shift Challenge Fund – CleanStart United Nations Capital Development Fund

 
   
UNCDF’s CleanStart programme co-invests in early stage innovations from financial institutions, distributed energy service companies and other providers of wholesale or retail financing for clean energy. The goal is to fill a “missing middle” in energy financing, as well as facilitate access to additional, more commercial financing for proven business models to scale. By 2020, CleanStart aims to invest US$26 million in 6 countries to set 500,000 people on a clean energy pathway. UNCDF’s CleanStart programme co-invests in early stage innovations from financial institutions, distributed energy service companies and other providers of wholesale or retail financing for clean energy. The goal is to fill a “missing middle” in energy financing, as well as facilitate access to additional, more commercial financing for proven business models to scale. By 2020, CleanStart aims to invest US$26 million in 6 countries to set 500,000 people on a clean energy pathway.

Countries: Cambodia, Myanmar, Other SEA Countries

Sectors: Clean energy

Enterprise Stages: Early Stage, Growth Stage

Types of Finance: Debt, Grant, Technical assistance

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Organization Types: Development Bank Programme / Government fund

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SME Development Scheme (SDS) Malaysia’s SME Bank

 
 
SME Bank of Malaysia supports SMEs through the provision of a wide range of loans. SME Development Scheme (SDS) is meant to facilitate access to financing for local SMEs to further develop their business and accelerate their growth. SDS assists SME’s in their growth stage, focusing on sectors such as Green Technology, engineering services, shipbuilding and other National Key Economic Areas (NKEA).

Countries: Malaysia

Sectors:

Enterprise Stages: Seed, Early Stage, Growth Stage, Not specified

Types of Finance: Debt

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Organization Types: Financial Institution

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Social Entreprise Fund Foundation for Sustainable Society, Inc. (FSSI)

     
     
The social enterprise investment fund is aimed at primary cooperatives, cooperative federations, community-based organizations, alliances/network of civil society organizations, private enterprises, and community financial institutions. FSSP’s social enterprise investment fund consists of project loans, asset management products, equity contribution and grants.

Countries: Philippines

Sectors: Clean cooking, Clean energy, Clean water, Sanitation, Other

Enterprise Stages: Seed, Early Stage, Growth Stage, Not specified

Types of Finance: Debt, Equity, Grant, Guarantee, Technical assistance

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Organization Types: Non-profit (impact, NGO, etc.)

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Social Venture Fund (SVF) Mercy Corps

   
    
Mercy Corps’ Social Venture Fund provides early-stage financing and post-investment support to create and grow scalable, self-sustaining businesses that improve people’s lives in an enduring way. Mercy Corps launched the Social Venture Fund (SVF) in 2015 to fill a critical gap in the impact investing market for seed and early stage social venture startups. In its first year, SVF completed six investments, becoming one of the most active early stage impact investors in both Indonesia and Kenya.

Countries: Indonesia

Sectors: Clean cooking, Clean energy, Other

Enterprise Stages: Seed, Early Stage

Types of Finance: Debt, Equity, Mezzanine, Technical assistance

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Organization Types: Non-profit (impact, NGO, etc.)

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Solar Empowerment Fund (SEF) Sunfunder

 
 
SunFunder is a solar finance business with a mission to unlock capital for solar energy in emerging markets. It aggregates capital through the Solar Empowerment Fund, a private debt offering that gives accredited investors an opportunity to invest in a diversified portfolio of off-grid and grid deficit solar projects. Sunfunder provides short-term inventory and project finance loans to solar energy companies to help scale deployments of solar energy systems and catalyze growth in the sector.

Countries: Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Vietnam

Sectors: Clean energy

Enterprise Stages: Seed, Early Stage, Growth Stage, Not specified

Types of Finance: Debt

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Organization Types: For profit (impact, venture fund, etc.)

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Synergy Social Ventures Synergy Social Ventures Limited

     
  
Synergy Social Ventures Limited supports entrepreneurs in developing solutions to social and environmental problems through short- and long-term capacity building and funding. Providing early stage funding to high potential social ventures in the form of grants, repayable grants and investments, the goal is to leverage philanthropic funding to its full potential and recycling funds whenever possible and reinvesting in new ventures.

Countries: Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Vietnam

Sectors: Clean cooking, Clean energy, Clean water, Sanitation, Other

Enterprise Stages: Seed, Early Stage, Growth Stage, Not specified

Types of Finance: Grant, Technical assistance

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Organization Types: Non-profit (impact, NGO, etc.)

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The RISE Fund

  
 
The Rise Fund is committed to achieving social and environmental impact alongside competitive financial returns. It seeks to partner with creative entrepreneurs and build successful businesses that drive meaningful, measurable and positive change. The Rise Fund focuses on investments in seven sectors in which independent research has shown that impact is both achievable and measurable in quantitative terms: education, energy, food and agriculture, financial services, healthcare, information and communication technology, and industrials and infrastructure.

Countries: Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Vietnam

Sectors: Clean energy, Other

Enterprise Stages: Seed, Early Stage, Growth Stage, Not specified

Types of Finance: Equity

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Organization Types: For profit (impact, venture fund, etc.)

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Truestone Impact Fund LP Truestone Impact Investment

     
  
The Truestone Impact Fund invests globally in primarily private equity and/or private debt. Each investment is focused on providing a positive and measurable social and/or environmental impact. Whilst the Fund has a global remit its focus is on frontier markets. The Fund invests in sectors such as sustainable agriculture, education, renewable/ clean energy, financial services (including finance for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and microfinance), health care, housing and community facilities and water.

Countries: Laos

Sectors: Clean cooking, Clean energy, Clean water, Sanitation, Other

Enterprise Stages: Seed, Early Stage, Growth Stage, Not specified

Types of Finance: Debt, Equity

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Organization Types: For profit (impact, venture fund, etc.)

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Uberis Impact Fund Uberis Capital

     
      
UBERIS Capital’s mission is to help address some of the world’s intractable poverty and environmental related problems by supporting entrepreneurs who strive to solve such problems. As impact investors, Uberis offers funding and a range of hands-on support to early-stage, mission driven ventures. Uberis helps entrepreneurs through the provision of technical assistance and patient capital and offers investors an attractive balance of financial and social returns by sourcing quality growth ventures with real impact.

Countries: Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Vietnam, Other SEA Countries

Sectors: Clean cooking, Clean energy, Clean water, Sanitation, Other

Enterprise Stages: Early Stage, Growth Stage

Types of Finance: Debt, Equity, Grant, Guarantee, Mezzanine, Technical assistance

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Organization Types: For profit (impact, venture fund, etc.)

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UOB Venture Management Impact Investing UOB Venture Management Private Limited (UOBVM)

     
 
UOB Venture Management Private Limited (UOBVM) is a wholly owned subsidiary of United Overseas Bank (UOB) Limited, one of Asia’s leading international banking and financial groups. Operational since 1992, UOBVM has provided financing to more than 100 privately held companies through direct equity investment, mainly in Southeast Asia and Greater China. UOBVM’s investments include responsible investing where communities are enriched through its ESG policies and impact investing.

Countries: Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Vietnam

Sectors: Clean cooking, Clean energy, Clean water, Sanitation, Other

Enterprise Stages: Growth Stage

Types of Finance: Equity

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Organization Types: For profit (impact, venture fund, etc.)

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Vietnam Biogas Programme Government of Vietnam and SNV

 
 
The Vietnam Biogas Programme was founded in 2003 by SNV, aiming to effectively exploit biogas technologies and develop a commercially viable biogas sector in Vietnam. SNV provides technical assistance to the implementer of Vietnam Biogas Programme, the Department of Livestock Production under Vietnam’s Ministry of Agricultural and Rural Development. Since 2013 the programme has been supported by Energising Development (EnDev), and started introducing Results-Based Financing (RBF) mechanism to deploy the full potentials of biogas enterprises.

Countries: Vietnam

Sectors: Clean energy

Enterprise Stages: Seed, Early Stage, Growth Stage, Not specified

Types of Finance: Technical assistance

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Organization Types: Development Bank Programme / Government fund

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Vietnam Environmental Protection Fund (VEPF) Government of Vietnam

    
  
The Vietnam Environmental Protection Fund (VEPF) from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) supports conservation and pollution control projects through a variety of financial mechanisms including soft loans, interest rate support, clean development mechanism, and price subsidies. Eligible projects are such that invest in waste management, emissions reduction, nature conservation and biodiversity protection. VEPF loans can cover up to 70% of a project’s investment costs. The VEPF was established in 2002; since then it has spent VND 1 trillion (EUR 41.2 million) for over 180 projects.

Countries: Vietnam

Sectors: Clean cooking, Clean energy, Clean water, Other

Enterprise Stages: Seed, Early Stage, Growth Stage, Not specified

Types of Finance: Debt, Technical assistance

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Organization Types: Development Bank Programme / Government fund

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Vietnam Green Credit Trust Fund (VGCTF) Swiss Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) and the Vietnam Cleaner Production Centre

    
  
The Vietnam Green Credit Trust Fund (VGCTF) supports medium and long-term investments to SMEs in cleaner production technology with a positive impact on the environment and contributing to the sustainable development of Vietnam. The VGCTF cooperates with three commercial banks (Techcombank, Asia Commercial Bank, Vietnam International Bank) to provide loan guarantees and performance-based grants. Projects qualify if they are related to climate change mitigation and adaptation, energy efficiency, fuel switching, low-carbon development, water efficiency and technology change. VGCTF is coordinated by the Vietnam Cleaner Production Centre.

Countries: Vietnam

Sectors: Clean cooking, Clean energy, Clean water, Other

Enterprise Stages: Seed, Early Stage, Growth Stage, Not specified

Types of Finance: Grant, Guarantee

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Organization Types: Development Bank Programme / Government fund

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Village Capital

     
    
Village Capital finds, trains, and invests in entrepreneurs solving real-world problems by building communities around entrepreneurs and their ventures to improve opportunities for growth and success. Targeted sectors include agriculture, energy, education, health, and financial services. The program provides entrepreneurs with the tools they need to grow a successful business: training in team management, customer discovery, building a solid financial plan, preparing to take on investment, as well as the opportunity to build a network.

Countries: Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Vietnam

Sectors: Clean cooking, Clean energy, Clean water, Sanitation, Other

Enterprise Stages: Seed, Early Stage, Growth Stage, Not specified

Types of Finance: Debt, Equity, Mezzanine, Technical assistance

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Organization Types: For profit (impact, venture fund, etc.)

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Villgro

     
   
Villgro is India’s oldest and one of the world’s largest social enterprise incubators. Established in 2001, Villgro incubates early-stage, innovative, for-profit social enterprises in Education, Health, Agriculture and Energy sectors, among others, that have an impact on the lives of the poor. Apart from India, Villgro also supports social enterprises in Kenya, Philippines and Vietnam.

Countries: Philippines, Vietnam

Sectors: Clean cooking, Clean energy, Clean water, Sanitation, Other

Enterprise Stages: Seed, Early Stage

Types of Finance: Equity, Grant, Technical assistance

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Organization Types: Non-profit (impact, NGO, etc.)

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Water for Every Resident (WATER) Program Development bank of the Philippines

 
 
WATER Program is the umbrella program for the bank’s water supply projects.  Its objective is aligned with the thrust of the National Government as defined under the Philippine Water Supply Sector Roadmap prepared by the national Economic Development Authority which aims, among others, to ensure adequate long-term availability of and accessibility to potable water.

Countries: Philippines

Sectors: Clean water

Enterprise Stages: Seed, Early Stage, Growth Stage, Not specified

Types of Finance: Debt

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Organization Types: Development Bank Programme / Government fund

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Yetagon credit Proximity Designs

  
 
Yetagon Credit is the in-house small-asset financing arm of Proximity Designs’ irrigation and energy products. It provides simple financing to help rural families purchase those products through two types of asset financing: one is a simple, five-month installment product loan; a second includes product financing, plus a modest amount of investment capital.

Countries: Myanmar

Sectors: Clean energy, Other

Enterprise Stages: Seed, Early Stage, Growth Stage, Not specified

Types of Finance: Debt

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Organization Types: Non-profit (impact, NGO, etc.)

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