Propulse, accelerator of impacts

Propulse, Proparco's capacity building services to engage its clients towards more positive impacts

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PROPULSE reflects our conviction that strategic and/or technical assistance tailored to business needs is essential for scaling up the impacts of their activities and ultimately addressing the challenge of the Sustainable Development Goals.

We provide expertise and know-how tailored to our clients’ needs in order to generate more positive impacts on development. We thereby help them develop their strategies and practices and support their commitment to innovation and performance. To strengthen its technical assistance services, PROPARCO has assigned new financial resources and a dedicated team to this activity.

PROPARCO’S TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE: KEY FIGURES FOR 2010-2019

  • + 200 companies with positive impacts
     
  • 353 projects implemented
     
  • €8M of funds committed
     
  • 4 regions covered (Africa, Latin America & Caribbean, Asia, Eastern Europe and Caucasus)

Our business solutions

Nos solutions pour les entreeprises

We build the capacities of our client companies to generate more impacts on energy efficiency/transition, environmental and social risk management, gender equality, inclusive business, the fight against climate change and access to essential goods and services.

We also help them improve their operational performance, target new markets and develop robust governance models to increase profitability and growth.

Our sectors: education, health, manufacturing sector, agriculture/agribusiness, infrastructure, start-ups

Fierté d'être associé au groupe TPS Serena Hotels

The committed approach of TPS Serena Hotels

TPS Serena Hotels Group operates in East Africa with 23 properties (hotels, resorts, safari lodges and camps), The Group is committed to an ambitious environmental and social approach. This responsible player has been receiving longstanding support from Proparco. Report in Kenya.

 Golden Rice - Producteurs de riz biologique

Golden Rice : A sustainable and responsible private actor in Cambodia

Golden Rice is a company based in Cambodia, specialized in processing, milling and retailing fragrant rice. Its activities supports the employment of over 70.000 small-scale rice producers. Since its creation in 2009, Proparco has been supporting Golden Rice through two financing solutions: loans and technical assistance.

MALI - ecole hoteliere chiaka sidibé

THE CHIAKA SIDIBÉ HOTEL SCHOOL

Chiaka Sidibé, Mali’s first work-study hotel school, began operating in Bamako in 2015 with the aim of expanding hospitality training opportunities in the country.

OUR SOLUTIONS FOR FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS AND INVESTMENT FUNDS

Nos solutions ...

We assist financial institutions with their climate & green finance strategy, their environmental and social risk management, and the digitalization and diversification of their range of financing via the development of more specific products (SMEs, agriculture sector, gender equality, energy efficiency).

We also assist the management teams of our partner investment funds and give them the tools to improve their support to the start-ups and SMEs they finance.

SOME EXAMPLES OF PROJECTS
Support ESPRIT, a solution for financing studies in Tunisia
groupe étudiants

ESPRIT - TUNISIA

Issue
Promote access for students who cannot afford to pay private education tuition fees and thereby make up for the lack of dedicated banking services.

Solution
Help ESPRIT set up a permanent mechanism for the allocation of zero-interest loans for low-income students through the creation of the ESPRIT Foundation.

Results
• 177 student loans granted between 2016 and 2019
• Signing of a partnership with Amen Bank

EAVF AFRICA, OFF-GRID ENERGY INVESTMENT FUND

EAVF AFRICA

Issue
Provide enhanced support to start-ups in the off-grid sector in Africa.

Solution
In cofinancing with CDC and FFEM, build the capacities of the companies invested in for the environmental and social aspects, management and managerial capacities, or provide specific technical assistance for their activity.

Results
• Provide reliable access to electricity for low-income populations in rural and peri-urban areas
• Make investments with a strong positive and measurable social impact on local communities

TGCC MOROCCO, GOVERNANCE BTP
TGCC Maroc

TGCC MOROCCO

Issue
Support the company’s growth while managing the operational processes and related risks.

Solution
• Strengthening of internal control
• Support for structuring management control

Results
Implementation of in-house monitoring and reporting procedures, in line with international best practices, to strengthen the company’s governance and transparency

GOLDEN RICE, QUALITY AND SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTION
Une approche qualitative

GOLDEN RICE

Issue
Develop a sustainable and responsible supply chain while maintaining the marketing position on highquality rice.

Solution
• Map the supply chain in order to improve environmental and social risk management
• Identify opportunities for sustainable and responsible

Results
• Diversification of procurement sources
• Improvement in living and working conditions for farmers

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