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Wangara Green

Wangara Green Ventures is an impact fund in Ghana that invests small tickets in green small and growing businesses (SGBs).

Wangara Green Ventures is a climate-focused impact investment asset manager in Ghana, West Africa. Wangara invests between USD 50,000 and USD 500,000 in small and growing businesses in renewable energy, waste and water management, climate-smart agriculture, and energy efficiency.

Wangara’s objective is to contribute to the growth of the green economy in Africa, starting with Ghana, by providing green businesses with patient capital and technical assistance for their growth. Investments are made in the local currency through equity and quasi-equity instruments.

Investment Process
Screening Criteria

The fund seeks investment opportunities that have the right mix of a viable market opportunity,
strong management team capabilities, and impact potential.

Commercial and
Technical Filters
Environmental &
Social Impact
Investment Strategy

The objective of Wangara is to enable Green Businesses as well as Eco-friendly Businesses attain their growth aspirations.
Wangara will invest initial amount  invests between USD50,000 to USD500,000 in patient local currency instruments such as convertible notes, with the potential for follow-on investments of up to GHS 6,000,000 in equity or quasi-equity.
Our aim is to provide green businesses with patient capital and technical assistance with a focus on long-term value-creation. Investees are therefore supported with both pre- and post- investment technical assistance.

  • Renewable Energy
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Waste Management
  • Water Management
  • Climate Smart-Agric
  • Greening Businesses
How to Partner

Wangara is seeking qualified investors who can provide additional capital and expertise to reach a fund size of USD 10 million.

Targeted investors include:

  • Foundations
  • Fund of Funds
  • Impact Asset Managers
  • Family Offices
  • Institutional Investors
  • International Development Agencies

Investment into Wangara will provide investors with financial returns and impact, especially, climate resilience gender equality and job creation.

Pipeline Development &
Due Diligence

Built a strong pipeline of green SGBs by tapping into the local
network of the investment team and pipeline partners:

  • Innohub
  • Ghana Climate Innovation Centre
  • Kosmos Innovation Centre
  • Solidaridad

This has further been enhanced by pre-investment technical assistance provided in collaboration with the pipeline partners.
Sourced deals go through a thorough yet responsive investment process, taking between 3 to 6 months to close.

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