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Financing small entrepreneurs

GLS AI - Microfinance Fund

The Fund’s objective is to provide financial access to people and small entrepreneurs in developing countries.

Financing the Future today

The GLS AI – Microfinance Fund primarily invests in microfinance institutions that strive for the double-bottom line: financial and social sustainability. At the end of 2022, the Fund had a volume of over EUR 240 million invested in 69 microfinance institutions operating in 38 countries. It thereby reached nearly 66,300 borrowers, half of which were women and clients from rural areas.

The Fund has endorsed the Client Protection Pathway (CPP). It encourages all of its investees to demonstrate positive change for their beneficiaries and clients.

Fund Management

FS Impact Finance provides the entire range of fund management services from investment management, risk management, portfolio management and transaction management to FX/hedging, compliance and AML.

Sustainable Development Goals

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), also known as the Global Goals, were adopted by all United Nations Member States in 2015 as a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity by 2030. The Fund promotes SDG 1, 8, 10 and monitors performance of relevant indicators.

SDG 1 - No Poverty
SDG 8 - Decent Work And Economic Growth
SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
Microfinance Institutions

Worldwide Investments since 2015

Working for Financial Inclusion

Please note: All data presented here, including loan volume and portfolio composition, is based on the respective annual reports. These reports are publicly available.

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