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Yunus Social Business Launches Office in Kenya

Posted By Yunus Social Business, Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Professor Muhammad Yunus visited Kenya to officially launch Yunus Social Business Kenya, a new fund dedicated to harnessing the power of social business to end poverty.

Prof. Yunus and Co-founder Saskia Bruysten launched the new chapter along with three partners; Bharat Doshi, Nilesh Doshi and Vinay Sanghrajka have all been deeply invested in philanthropy in Kenya for many years, but inspired by the work of Prof. Yunus they are bringing the business community of Kenya together to tackle social problems with a business approach. The launch was marked with an event with an attendance of over 320 members of the business community of Nairobi, over $800,000 committed for the fund so far.

The goal of the fund in Kenya will be to support and invest in social businesses and social entrepreneurs. By 2020 Yunus Social Business Kenya aims to be funding 30 social businesses, creating over 30,000 jobs and impacting over 2 million people in Kenya. By turning donations into investments in sustainable social businesses.

Yunus Social Business Kenya is now hiring for an Investments Manager:

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Tags:  Kenya social entrepreneurship 

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