The Clinton Giustra Enterprise Partnership (www.cgepartnership.com
), an initiative of the Clinton Foundation, creates and scales social enterprises, in an innovative approach to poverty alleviation.
Our enterprises remove the barriers that prevent small producers and
entrepreneurs from reaching their potential in developing countries. By taking
an enterprise approach we are able to recycle profits, and our ability to scale
is therefore not dependent on donor funding.
We have 3 enterprise models: (1) Supply Chain Enterprises provide training,
inputs, working capital, and logistics solutions to smallholder farmers,
procure their produce, and sell to quality buyers, (2) Distribution Enterprises
empower women as entrepreneurs in remote communities and provide a source of
affordable, essential consumer and pro-poor goods for resale in their
communities, (3) Training Center Enterprises train and place youth in quality
We have been studying and developing enterprise models in Latin America, the
Caribbean, and India for the last three years. We currently manage a portfolio
of eight enterprises in five countries: Colombia, Peru, El Salvador, Haiti, and