HER Success Stories: Judith Marera’s Journey of Impact with Lanforce Energy’s Biogas Pioneering

Name: Judith Marera Company Name: Lanforce Energy Designation: Chief Executive Officer Embark on a journey through resilience and innovation as we shine the spotlight on Judith Marera, the Chief Executive Officer of Lanforce Energy, in the latest installment of our HER Success Stories series. Judith’s entrepreneurial voyage began at a tender age, navigating the Nyakuni Mountain in rural Zimbabwe in […]

HER Success Stories: Illuminating Futures with Sharon Yeti, CEO of Powerlive Zimbabwe

Name:Sharon Yeti Company Name:Powerlive Zimbabwe Designation: CEO Dive into the next chapter of our HER Success Stories as we spotlight the remarkable journey of Sharon Yeti, the tenacious CEO at the helm of Powerlive Zimbabwe. A beacon of hope in the realm of sustainable energy, Powerlive Zimbabwe is a for-profit, women-led social enterprise that champions change. Under Sharon’s leadership, Powerlive […]

HER Success Stories: Lighting the Way with Stella Lunkuse, Managing Director of Solar Nation

Name: Stella Lunkuse Company Name: Solar Nation SMC Ltd Designation: Managing Director Get ready for an inspiring dive into our HER Success Stories Series, where we spotlight trailblazing female entrepreneurs. In the spotlight today is Stella Lunkuse, the driving force behind Solar Nation SMC Ltd in Uganda. Established in 2019, Solar Nation isn’t just a business; it’s a movement towards […]

Celebrating Seven Years of Impact: SIMA Funds’ Remarkable Journey

Today is a special day as we commemorate our seventh anniversary! These past seven years have been a remarkable journey, filled with pivotal moments, significant investments, and pioneering endeavors. As we take this opportunity to reflect on our journey, we are thrilled to share with you the seven defining moments that not only shaped our journey but also paved the […]

New Board Member David Sullivan Joins SIMA Funds, Bringing 35 Years of Financial Expertise

New York, 25 September 2023 — SIMA Funds, a prominent SEC-registered investment and advisory firm specializing in impact investing, is proud to announce the addition of David Sullivan to its distinguished Advisory Board. The appointment of David Sullivan, who has over three decades of experience in the financial services industry, strengthens SIMA’s commitment to promoting positive economic, social, and environmental […]

SIMA Funds Welcomes Dennis White, Former MetLife Foundation CEO, to Its Board of Directors

New York, 20 September 2023 — SIMA Funds, the pioneering SEC-registered investment and advisory firm known for its commitment to impact investing, is pleased to announce the addition of Dennis White to its Advisory Board. Mr. White, the former President and CEO of the MetLife Foundation offers a wealth of experience and knowledge to the SIMA team in the fields […]

Empowering Solar Energy: 5 Key Takeaways from the 5th Edition of Unlocking Solar Capital (USC) Africa

A strong partnership between Solarplaza, GOGLA, the Uganda Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development, and regional business organizations has resulted in the 5th edition of Unlocking Solar Capital (USC) Africa. Collaboration between several solar energy sector stakeholders, including investors, project developers, and service providers, is sparked by this significant event. The conference highlights the most recent advancements in technology and […]

Celebrating One Year of Asaan Ghar Finance Limited: A New Era of Islamic Home Financing in Pakistan

Celebrating One Year of Asaan Ghar Finance Limited: A New Era of Islamic Home Financing in Pakistan Asaan Ghar Finance Limited (AGFL), a project of Social Investment Managers & Advisors, LLC (SIMA), is happy to commemorate its first anniversary, which marks the company’s successful journey of offering ethical, client-focused Islamic home finance options to communities in Pakistan. The ultimate of AGFL […]

BIO Features SIMA’s Impact Story

BIO is an early investor in the Off-Grid Solar and Financial Access Senior Debt Fund of SIMA. We are very grateful to BIO for their support and engagement that have contributed to the further development of SIMA as an impact fund manager. Our CEO and Manager Partner, Asad Mahmood, narrates SIMA’s impact story and describes it as a company with […]

SIMA Impact Foundation Launches Scholarship Program For Future Impact Investors

SIMA Impact Foundation launches scholarship program for future impact investors Majority of impact managers are based in developed countries with only a limited number of impact asset managers indigenously based. At SIMA, a vast majority of staff are based in some of the poorest countries in the world hence we see an opportunity to identify and develop talent locally, and […]