Refugee Investment Resources for Investors and Entrepreneurs
The RIN is a hub of refugee investment-related knowledge, tools, and resources for investors and entrepreneurs alike. Below are tools and cutting-edge research from the RIN and other partners in the refugee investment field.
Join the Refugee Self-Reliance Initiative, RefugePoint, and Women’s Refugee Commission on Wednesday, May 20 for the launch of the Self-Reliance Index: the first-ever global tool to measure the progress of refugee families on their journeys to self-reliance.
Dr. Elizabeth Ferris on supporting the 80% of the world’s refugees who don’t live in camps. “As refugees lose even their tenuous informal jobs in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, promoting and supporting self-reliance of refugees seems like a pragmatic alternative.”
Breaking Down Barriers: Fintech Solutions for Refugees (Europe Focus)
This report from VillageCapital sheds light on the barriers that European fintechs face around working with refugee populations, and provides actionable recommendations for investors, financial institutions and government leaders to reduce these barriers to scale.
Enabling refugee integration and opportunity: A literature review
Commissioned by the RIN and developed by The Economist Intelligence Unit, this literature review draws on over 40 publicly-available reports to identify factors relevant to enabling or accelerating the integration of refugees into host communities.
Social entrepreneurship at the margins: Helping refugees, migrants, and human trafficking survivors reclaim their futures.
Report from Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship illustrates the clear and urgent need for bottom-up, enterprise level approaches, and highlights organizations that are already addressing these challenges in innovative ways.
Refugees and Their Money: Assessing the Business Case for Providing Financial Services to Refugees
This study by Bankable Frontier Associates and FSD Africa provides market intelligence to build a sound business case for financial institutions to serve FDPs; and explains the financial needs of the FDP population in Rwanda.