Building opportunities for low-income communities worldwide.
million euros managed/advised
countries invested in
families positively impacted
GAWA Capital is a social impact investment management firm focused on building opportunities for low-income communities via investments in social companies. With EUR 204 million managed and advised to this date, we aim to promote socio-economic development in emerging countries whilst also providing a financial return to investors.
Real People, Real Stories
Adelaida started her agribusiness with USD 200 in her pocket. Thanks to Microserfin, an entity invested by several funds advised by GAWA, she has been able to grow her business and increase the number of hens, cows, and pigs she breeds, whilst also giving employment to some of her neighbors.
Deepa found herself having to work from a relatively young age following her father's death. Once married and with children, she set up a tailoring business in order to support her family. When Deepa heard about Janalakshmi, she employed 10 local women but thanks to the loan she received from Janalakshmi, she now employs 200 people - an extraordinary success story.
Hernando's family moved to rural Cumbal (Nariño) from their natal town due to security issues and extreme poverty arising from the Guerilla. Hernando was able to start a dairy cattle farm thanks to a USD 500 loan from Contactar. They now have 3 cows and their micro-business activities have enabled them to meet their family's food, housing and education needs.