Welcome to the LGT Impact Blog!
Our local teams and Fellows across five world regions post on social entrepreneurship, developments, trends, challenges and other relevant topics about the impact investing sector in developing and emerging countries.
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Your LGT Impact Team
by Amy Zheng – LGT Investment Associate Fellow 2015 “It is the best of times, it is the worst of times; it is the age of wisdom, it is the age of…
by Rachel Messina – LGT Impact Fellow 2015 At the end of August 2015, I embarked on a whirlwind move from New York City to Mumbai. In New York City I was…
Hello everyone! My name is Kathrin Hassler and I am the Finance and Business Development Officer at Meds & Food for Kids (MFK) in Haiti. For six years I put my education,…
Social Impact: Loving vs Doing the Idea (Impressions from my first-hand experience with Agriculture)
Around early October 2014, I made one of the biggest decisions in my career. I was to move to a new city, into an industry I don’t know much about, save for…
After more than 10 years I found myself in a classroom again, surrounded by more than thirty 14 to 17-years-old. I was participating in a very important meeting, a celebration in fact.…
A field visit and the importance of the context A few months ago, I travelled to the district of Pali, Rajasthan, for my first field visit. It was an essential step from…
Meet four powerful HIV+ Mothers who are working to end pediatric AIDS. “Helping people helped me heal inside.” – Viwe, Mentor Mother and Khayelitsha site coordinator My first weeks working with mothers2mothers (m2m)…
- I am a passionate impact investor, however, in another life, I would be a wildlife tourism guide in the Maasai Mara private conservancies, because it matters!
- On a mission to bring a solar fridge to market
- What Do Parents Want for Their Children’s Education?
- Sliding Down the Indian Rabbit Hole
- Social Mapping – How colorful hues are making door-to-door surveys more effective
- Aangan Trust
- Bridge International Academies
- CO2 Bambu
- Educate Girls
- Enseña Chile
- Fellows 2015
- Football World
- Grupo Ciudad Saludable
- iVAP SEA
- LGT Impact
- Med & Food for Kids
- Operation Asha
- Por Ti Familia
- Sabka Dentist
- Smallholder Farmer