To enhance economic value generated for the poor as producers, consumers and employees by investing in impact enterprises. This will benefit up to 30 enterprises and generate employment incomes of at least £10m.To ensure poor and vulnerable people in low income states (especially women) benefit from economic growth through better access to financial services, and investing in private sector projects that will benefit the poor as producers, consumers and employers. This will benefit 12 million low income households with improved access to financial services and upto 30 enterprises in attracting additional investments worth £56 million.
This investment in impact evaluation is part of DFID's overall strategy on results to strengthen independent evaluation and stimulate the production of public goods inherent to impact evaluation studies. There are potentially strong links in how we do this to DFID's work in Africa and Research programmes
Project facilitation costs covering planning, implementation and resources as part of ODA projects in India
A debt investment by CDC to Au Financiers (AuF). AuF is a non-bank finance company (NBFC) in India. Au Financiers lends to the low income section of the population farmers and small-scale entrepreneurs who otherwise would find it almost impossible to obtain a loan from 'traditional' banks asthey do not have proper documentation.
To help the Government of India to improve the policy and regulatory framework, and to create financing solutions for infrastructure projects, including by leveraging foreign investment in infrastructure. This will lead to at least 8 Public Private Partenrship studies to enhance leveraging of private investment in the sector.
An equity investment by CDC into Rainbow Healthcare a paediatric hospital chain treating some 300,000 patients. Infant and maternal mortality rates are high, and Indias current paediatric hospitals cover less than 10 per cent of the estimated requirement. The health sector is a large employment creator. The investment will help Rainbow to grow it's current number of employees by four times(from 1,000 people) over the course of the investment.
To significantly improve the performance of the agriculture sector in Bihar by improving access to markets for identified agriculture and horticulture products, access to finance, knowledge and technology, and institutional capacity for market regulation. This will reflect higher private sector investment, higher production and higher price realisation by 1,00,000 farmers.
To encourage innovation amongst the private sector by provision of investment capital and business development services worth £27 m to innovative enterprises in low income states of India and £11m for enterprises in developing countries by 2019. This will contribute to MDGs by benefitting 1 million individuals with improved access to affordable and efficient services in the Low Income States of India and Developing Countries.
To increase and strengthen vocational training capacity by improving access and quality of skills training in India. This will lead to directly or indirectly support 1 million people with quality training by 2022.
The project, in partnership with National Housing Bank, will stimulate the growth of the affordable housing market by providing loans to build 17,000 housing units and 10,000 home loans for low income families. This will result in 27,000 construction jobs for the poorest people in low income states in India by 2020. This programme is predominantly in the form of Development Capital Investment, which generates a return to the UK. The technical assistance will support policy and system strengthening for the scetor as well as promote innovative models and technologies.