Direct Investments

Direct investments are made through private equity or private debt investments, and typically the most targeted impact. Some examples that Challenger 88 works with on behalf of clients include:


Ethic (USA)
Customized, sustainable passive public investing platform with global coverage
Varthana (India)
School improvement financing for budget schools in India
Kalibrr (Philippines)
Artificial intelligence recruitment platform for first-time job seekers in the Philippines & Indonesia
Kennemer Foods (Philippines)
Smallholder cacao farming and value add processing raising income levels of over 19,000 farmers
Buddy4Study (India)
End-to-end scholarship search and management platform connecting scholarship seekers to scholarship providers
EngageSpark (Philippines)
Multi-channel communication platform that allows organizations to connect to with a large audience via automated voice calls, 2-way texts or messaging apps
Eneza (Kenya)
Affordable Mobile-based virtual learning platform for primary and secondary education