Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) [previously Department for International Development (DFID)], United Kingdom, in association with Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI), has envisaged the creation of the Samridhi Fund to provide capital to social enterprises which can deliver both financial and social returns, in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Chattisgarh, Jharkhand, Rajasthan and West Bengal.
The fund is fully invested.
Glocal is a chain of hospitals focused on bringing state-of-the-art medical facilities and infrastructure to under-served areas in India. It seeks to deliver high quality, low cost healthcare to the masses.
INI Farms is a horticulture company, focused on Pomegranates and Bananas. The company works closely with farmers enabling them to increase yield and realise a better price for their produce.
Saggraha is a bottom of the pyramid financial services company that provides an array of financial services including microloans, Secured and Unsecured MSME Loans, savings and Insurance to its clients.
Sahaj seeks to create a model cow farm, modern milk processing centre as well as a training centre in the Sikar district of Rajasthan to empower the local community by teaching modern cattle rearing practices.
Siddhi Vinayak provides small holder potato farmers comprehensive farm extension services and inputs including seeds etc. which result in higher productivity and output. By combining agricultural knowledge, technology and food processing, the company seeks to create value across food supply chain and food processing sector.
Annapurna is an Odisha based multi-state NBFC-MFI which extends microcredit to predominantly rural borrowers.
Caspian is a NBFC, which invests in high quality enterprises in India, with the intent to generate social and/or environmental impact alongside a competitive financial return.
Claro specializes in installation and maintenance of solar water pumps across India. With a triple bottom line approach of economics, environment sustainability and social development, Claro is making irrigation/drinking water accessible and affordable in the rural areas.
Collateral Medical is a B2B distributor and e-retailer of medical equipment and surgical consumables focusing on doctors, clinics and nursing homes across India.
ESAF was a NBFC-MFI and well established in Kerala, Tamil Naduand Maharashtra. It has set up a Small Finance Bank (ESAF SFB) in March 2017 to expand services to unbanked and underbanked individuals.
ETOE provides rail engineering expertise to rail infrastructure projects for mainline and mass transit systems. It designs and builds customised solutions for track, signalling, communication systems and electrification projects.
Janakalyan is a Kolkata based NBFC-MFI that aims to provide microcredit to the rural unbanked and underserved population in Eastern India.
KIDS has been providing quality healthcare services at affordable prices for treating multi organ complications resulting from diabetes.
Natureland is a producer and supplier of organic foods working with over 10,000 farmers to provide farm level interventions involve training farmers in agri-input reduction, yield enhancement and biodiversity with crop rotation.
Online PSB is a fintech company that seeks to address pain points faced by borrowers, especially MSMEs in the traditional banking space. It provides solutions for improving the quality of information received by banks and improving internal decision processes.
Oriano specializes in Solar EPC for Utility Scale Solar Power Plants, Solar Farms and Rooftops. Oriano is making solar energy affordable and accessible to the mass market, generating income for rural households by creating job opportunities at the BoP and reducing greenhouse gases.
RGVN was a registered NBFC-MFI, focusing on expanding access to credit in North Eastern India. It has set up a Small Finance Bank to further enable wider access to credit in low-income areas.
Rite Water focuses on providing potable water to rural population where available ground/surface water sources are contaminated by chemicals, bacteriological and other contaminants.
Sonata is an NBFC-MFI that provides small loans, primarily to women for income generation activities.