IIGh is unlocking $1billion in funding for Ghana and West Africa through five core strategic activities.
These activities are resulting in increased funding and a strengthened ecosystem for impact investing in Ghana and across West Africa
Conduct research to develop the field locally
Locally relevant definitions and tools to drive policy and action, ecosystem mapping and research to identify gaps, drive learning and track the evolution of the ecosystem.
Build capacity & increase collaboration
Develop the capacity of ecosystem players to deploy & absorb capital and increase collaboration between them to scale impact. These include asset owners, regulators, fund managers, Enterprise Support Organisations (ESOs), researchers & entrepreneurs.
Support impact funds & ventures to raise $1billion
Unlock $1bn in local and international capital for West Africa through supporting collaboration and catalytic capital initiatives including fund of funds. Increase visibility for impact ventures through deal rooms, events, virtual platforms, media engagement etc.
Influence the creation of an enabling environment
Advocate and drive awareness to influence the creation of a legal, regulatory and economic environment that encourages asset owners, impact investors and intermediaries to thrive and do business in Ghana
Support growth of Impact Investing in West Africa & globally
Support efforts to establish more country NABs and grow the regional ecosystem
for Impact Investing across all the four core strategic activities.
With a focus on driving impact outcomes for 4 key target groups
- Rural & Undeserved Populations
- People living with disabilities
In 3 impact areas
b. Reduce inequality gaps, especially in health, education, financial services, housing and water & sanitation
c. Addressing climate resilience and Zero carbon growth
Focusing on key sectors which have high opportunity for impact;
Agriculture & agribusiness, light manufacturing, commerce, ICT and tourism, hospitality, arts & culture.