FundFire published a feature on how private funds that invest across demographic themes have been finding success, spotlighting Developing World Markets’ refugee-lens strategy the Displaced Communities Fund (DCF).
The publication interviewed Partner Aleem Remtula, who discussed how the DCF’s focus on investing in financial institutions serving forced climate, conflict and economic migrants helps promote increased access and financial resilience for beneficiaries while providing scalable impact for investors.
“We’re investing in forcibly displaced populations, from war, conflict and other economic reasons,” Remtula said to FundFire. “But in the next few decades it’s going to be climate – water scarcity, crop failure, sea level rise.”
Remtula then shared insight into how the DCF fits into DWM’s greater emerging markets impact investing portfolio that has invested in more than 70 countries around the world.
Read the full article in FundFire.