About EGF

Equity Group Foundation is a non-profit implementing foundation set up in 2008 as the social arm of Equity Group with the aim of transforming the lives and livelihoods of our people socially and economically by availing modern, inclusive financial services that maximize their opportunities. Our goal is to champion the social economic transformation for the people of Africa via economic opportunities, capacity, tools and technology. These are deployed to enable individuals and businesses increase their productivity, resilience, and participation in socio-economic growth against the odds of poverty and other threats.

Our Pillars Aligned To Sustainable Development Goals

Education and Leadership Development Entrepreneurship and Financial Education Health Agriculture and Agri-Business Energy and Environment
Education and Leadership Development

16,168 Students

Supported by EGF

Equity Group Foundation has to date supported 16,168 students by enabling access to and transition through secondary and tertiary education; as well as leadership and career development in order to break the cycle of poverty and develop the next generation of leaders.

Entrepreneurship and Financial Education

44,000 Micro, small and medium size enterprises

Have Been Trained

The Equity Group Foundation stimulates job creation and economic growth by providing Micro, Small and Medium Entrepreneurs (MSMEs) with advice, mentorship and entrepreneurship training

Health

65,000 Patients Seen

Since Inception With Out-Patient Care

Equity Group Foundation has significantly impacted access to comprehensive health financing and private sector-led, affordable, high quality, and standardized health services for poor and middle-income families.

Agriculture and Agri-Business

640,000 Small-scale peasant farmers

Transformed to agribusiness entrepreneurs

Equity Group Foundation through job creation, improving market access, and expanding agricultural production has worked with and impacted small-scale peasant farmers who have been transformed to agribusiness entrepreneurs. Through the partnership with small and medium-sized farmers, the foundation has enabled an increase in production capabilities, business acumen, and access to technology and financial services.

Energy and Environment

84,708 Households

With An Estimated 300,000 Individuals Have Benefitted

Equity Group Foundation addresses the challenges faced in developing nations by increasing awareness of the benefits of clean energy for cooking and lighting, as well as facilitating affordable financing to allow for purchase of innovative clean energy technologies that directly impact peoples’ health, incomes and the environment.

Impact Stories

Here are a few stories of change that speak to the impact and strides taken in providing leadership and career development in order to break the cycle of poverty and develop the next generation of leaders

Read Our Impact Stories

Our Partners

The Equity Group Foundation is a catalyst that drives long-term partnerships to create shared value for our communities