Financing the Care Economy in the Global South: Investment Opportunities and Pathways


As the COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the provision of care as key to the wellbeing of families, communities, economies and societies. In Asia and the Pacific, and globally, this work is typically unpaid and mostly carried out by women. This work has illuminated the need and opportunity to explore innovative delivery models, including market driven and blended solutions between the public and private sector. The main aim of this knowledge paper is for investors and policy-makers to understand the opportunities and pathways in driving investment into the care economy. This paper also uncovers barriers and provide recommendations on channeling more capital into the care economy, critical to unlocking women’s economic empowerment and to developing thriving and sustainable economies.

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A. Environmental Stewardship
To protect the environment, we organize programmes like mangrove nursery and Reforestation, Coastal and River Clean-Up, Community Based Environmental Solid Waste Management, Environmental IEC Campaign and Eco-Academy

B. Food Security and Sustainable Livelihood
To ensure a sustainable livelihood for the community, eco-tourism include Buhatan River Cruise Visitor Center Buhatan River Mangrove Boardwalk are run by the community. Others include Organic Vegetable and Root crops Farming, Vegetable and Root crops Chips and by-products Processing and establishing a Zero waste store.

C. Empowered Communities
To empower the community, we provide product and Agri-Enterprise Development Training, Immersion and Learnings Exchange Program, Earth Warrior Training and Community Based Social Entrepreneurship Training

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