Bridging the Gap

Organized Learning Event on the Role of Communities in Building Resilient Health Systems

The first-ever Cracking the Nut Health conference brought almost 200 participants from 25 countries to discuss Health innovations, the role of front-line health workers, private sector engagement, data access and ownership, and many more thought-provoking quandaries in this ever changing world. The learning event, entitled Cracking the Nut Health: The Role of Communities in Building […]

Financial Access for Investing in the Development of Afghanistan (FAIDA)

Leading the Banking Capacity Building Component, Connexus provided short- and long-term assistance to USAID’s $108 million Financial Access for Investing in the Development of Afghanistan (FAIDA) in partnership with Chemonics International. FAIDA worked to build a sustainable and inclusive financial sector that meets the needs of micro, small, and medium enterprises, ensuring that they have […]

Financial Bundling in Kenya

Connexus worked with Netafim Ltd., one of the world’s largest drip irrigation manufacturers and its local distributor, Amiran, to facilitate access to finance for Kenyan smallholder farmers to purchase Netafim’s drip irrigation systems. Connexus worked with local financial institutions to develop and market an innovative loan product that included affordable financing to purchase the drip […]

Peru Cacao Alliance

Connexus led the finance component of the USAID Peru Cocoa Alliance. Within the first three quarters of the project, Connexus facilitated $1.2 million in impact investor funds to cocoa and coffee cooperatives and facilitated increased access to finance for more than 400 farmers (30% female). Connexus managed relationships with socially responsible investors, conducted due diligence […]