eBay Foundation is forging partnerships with today’s promising innovators, those with game-changing ideas and proven models for providing economic opportunities to those who need them most. We invest in social innovations that have disruptive approaches and embrace collaborative efforts to solve complex social problems.
100M educated youth in India do not possess the skills necessary to access the country’s booming job market, which forces them to unemployment, low paying jobs, or into crime, trafficking and early marriage. Anudip, a 7-year-old Indian social enterprise, has developed professional and employment skills in 35,000 marginalized men and women, and helped them to secure sustainable livelihoods in IT-related jobs and business startups.www.anudip.org
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector. Working with private enterprises in about 100 countries, we use our capital, expertise, and influence to help eliminate extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity. In FY14, we provided more than $22 billion in financing to improve lives in developing countries and tackle the most urgent challenges of development.www.ifc.org
Village Capital empowers entrepreneurs to build solutions that solve major problems in society, specifically problems faced by individuals living in poverty. Over the past five years, Village Capital has supported over 450 entrepreneurs worldwide, who have created 6,000 jobs, raised $100 million in investment, and served 6 million customers.www.vilcap.com