DGGF set out to identify where and how it is currently reaching female entrepreneurs, and to gain a better understanding of what capital providers can do to better serve female entrepreneurs’ financial needs. The research focused on what could be learned by concentrating on the SMEs financed by the funds in which DGGF has invested.Investing in Women: Perspectives from the DGGF Portfolio [Read More]
Enabling Outcomes, with the help of seasoned consultants Chintal Barot (CoSustain) and Siobhan Franklin (FrankIt), worked with Ireland’s Department of Foreign Affairs and trade to analyze existing and emerging private sector engagement (PSE) for sustainable development by OECD and EU member states and provided recommendations for current and any future PSEs to be established byIrish Aid Private Sector Engagement for Development Consultancy [Read More]
Caren is an evaluator for Argidius Foundation. In addition to the Argidius-ANDE Challenge funding, she has done deep-dive evaluations on Argidius grantees providing business development services in Latin America and Africa. Some summary evaluations can be found below: Access to Capital for Rural Enterprises (ACRE) Agora Partnerships Business Professionals Network (BPN)
Working with the Catalyst Team at BFA, Caren researched the landscape of global accelerator models for emerging market fintech startups to understand the offers for early stage acceleration. The report, “Accelerating Early-stage Inclusive Fintech Startups in Emerging Markets” assesses what Catalyst Fund does well and what it could do better. Read the report here.
Working collaboratively with the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) team, Enabling Outcomes drafted a Theory of Change and supporting narrative. Activities included facilitating a team workshop and 1:1 stakeholder consultations. This process helped reinforce core areas of BCI’s work, identified areas for deepening and broadening BCI’s impact and influence to scale better cotton, and helped inform the scope ofBetter Cotton Initiative Theory of Change [Read More]