Linda Ndungu Wambua, Manager at Instiglio & Michael Kiema Analyst at Instiglio.

Originally published at Next Billion on January 15, 2021.

Editor’s note: This article is part of NextBillion’s series “Enterprise in the Time of Coronavirus,” which explores how the business and development sectors are responding to the pandemic. …

by Lokesh Bohra, Vice President, Social and Impact Advisory, Praxis Global Alliance

Impact bonds are emerging as an innovative and effective way to foster relationships between public and private sectors and encourage socially responsible investments (SRIs) and drive progress on attaining Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).


Creating a market for outcomes, creating a market for scales, and thus many countries identify sectors and beneficiaries where such social interventions are required. In developing countries, there are currently only 18 impact bonds contracted. Of these contracted deals, 12 are development impact bonds (DIBs), where the outcome payer is a third party, such as a donor. The remaining 6 have domestic government outcome payers and are therefore social impact bonds (SIBs), although many also have third-party outcome payers.

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New tools generate funding from investors who receive a return, but questions dog their expansion

October 11, 2020

Andrew Jack, Global Education Editor for the Financial Times, gathered some thrilling ideas from the lead designers and implemented the innovative financing tools for social development. He highlights the great advantages that outcome-based financing mechanisms can bring to social programs by increasing their impact and giving implementers…

Pago por Resultados: Experiencias en América Latina

El pasado 30 de Septiembre , Siegrid Holler, Socia Adjunta de Instiglio presentó sus ideas en el webinar Pago por Resultados: Experiencias en América Latina organizado por Ethos Laboratorio de Políticas Públicas y Alianza por la Inversión de Impacto Mexico (AIIMX).

En el webinar, Itziar Amuchastegui, directora ejecutiva de Alianza…

This week the Government Outcomes Lab hosted the Social Outcomes Conference 2020. Several meetings took place during the week and many panelists shared their ideas and updated the community on what they have been doing during the Corona pandemic.

Avnish presented Instiglio’s ideas at the “Growing an ecosystem for outcomes-based partnerships in unpredictable times” session. In his speech he talked about the need of improving on the toolkits needed to create the conditions that will make government organically demand and deploy outcomes-based approaches. He also explained the work Instiglio has been doing with the Outcomes Funds in Morocco and Colombia. It was a very interesting talk where 12 other speakers had the opportunity to share their thoughts.

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We tie funding to results, ensuring every $ spent on social services has the greatest possible impact. — Bogotá, Lima, Nairobi, Rabat, Washington D.C.

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