We believe that using financially sound market mechanisms to create a more equitable economy is critical to reducing widespread global poverty.

Envest is a for-profit global microfinance fund that offers a unique impact investment opportunity for accredited investors*. Since its founding in 2012, Envest has delivered strong financial returns to investors while expanding access to credit in communities underserved by banks. Envest lends to microfinance institutions in the developing world. They, in turn, provide microloans to individual borrowers seeking credit. We believe that using financially sound market mechanisms to create a more equitable economy is critical to reducing widespread global poverty.

FOR PROFIT MODEL

We follow a six-step model to provide microfinance loans at affordable rates while still delivering attractive returns.

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SOCIAL IMPACT

Our portfolio represents a diverse range of market sectors in 11 countries and five geographic regions.

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INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY

We offer a meaningful opportunity for accredited investors* to make a difference in the world through microfinance.

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SPOTLIGHT ON PANA PANA

 

A word from an Envest Partner in Nicaragua

PORTFOLIO OVERVIEW

Envest is currently active in 11 countries. The Envest portfolio is diversified across 21 independent microfinance institutions located in five geographic regions: Central America, South America, Sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia. As microfinance markets change, Envest adapts the concentration of its portfolio.
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Average partner’s assets: $4.1 million
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Percentage of rural borrowers: 65%
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Percentage of women borrowers: 62%
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    *According to SEC an accredited investor is an individual who has a net worth of over US$1 million (excluding primary residence), or an annual income of over US$200,000.