Impact Stories

Impact Stories
Kaizen means continuous improvement

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Kaizen means continuous improvement

03-09-2019

BIO made a USD 8 M equity investment in Kaizen Private Equity, India’s first Education focused fund.

Sandeep Aneja is the founder and managing partner of the fund, this is his story.

We have a responsibility to develop the continent

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We have a responsibility to develop the continent

12-06-2019

Dr Omobola Johnson is a Partner in the TIDE TLCom Venture Capital Fund

A desire to be an actor of change

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A desire to be an actor of change

16-05-2019

BIO gave two loans and two subsidies to GBS.

Alexis Indenge is the former CEO of GBS. This is his story.

You won't become an entrepreneur just by sitting around

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You won't become an entrepreneur just by sitting around

13-03-2019

BIO gave two loans, totalling € 700,000 to Moablaou. These loans were recently fully reimbursed.

Mr Abou Simbel Ouattara is the founder and CEO of Moablaou. This is his story.

I want to be close to the people who need me

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I want to be close to the people who need me

20-02-2019

Beatrice Nkunku works in a hospital Mutituni Hope. She received a loan from the Kenya Women Microfinance Bank, which is supported by REGMIFA.
My life was a nightmare

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My life was a nightmare

21-01-2019

The story of Myriama is a typical one, where people - through no fault of their own - are experiencing hardship but are trying their hardest to overcome it. These people often only need a little push in the right direction - like the availability of affordable eggs to make omelets from. And that’s the kind of impact BIO is looking for.

Many sleepless nights

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Many sleepless nights

12-12-2018

BIO gave a loan to Cooperativa Pacífico, the biggest lending and saving cooperative in Peru.

Ms Julissa Flores received a loan from the cooperative. This is her story.

I really needed my own space

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I really needed my own space

13-11-2018

BIO invested 5 million dollars in REGMIFA and 3,5 million dollars in Rural Impulse Fund (RIF). Both support financial institutions like the Kenya Women Microfinance Bank (KWFT).

Jedidah Ndanu got a loan from KWFT. This is her story.

My father showed me how to run a business

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My father showed me how to run a business

08-10-2018

BIO is investing € 4 M in the Société Générale d'Hôtelerie to fund the renovation of the Salam hotel and the building of a new hotel, both in Bamako, Mali. SGH SA is the Malian subsidiary of the Azalaï group of hotels.