EIV Secures $25,000 Grant to Enhance Community Healthcare in Nigeria

A philanthropic impact investment enterprise, eha Impact Ventures (EIV), has facilitated a $25,000 grant from a USA Family Donor-Advised Fund (DAF) to boost healthcare in Nigeria.

In a statement, it said the grant is a recognition of the impact of its portfolio company, EHA Clinics’, in increasing accessible community healthcare in the country.

“EIV has implemented an innovative funding method that enables philanthropic donations to support impact-driven businesses. The $25,000 grant will develop a new primary healthcare hub for the Reaching Everyone with Accessible Community Health (REACH) Programme in Gyadi-Gyadi, Taurani, Kano, to serve an additional 2,000 people yearly, “it sttaed.

The CEO and Co-Founder of eha Impact Ventures, Evelyn Castle, explained that “getting the DAF grant demonstrates our commitment and effectiveness in acquiring catalytic capital for our portfolio companies and our drive to support much-needed global healthcare initiatives across Africa.”

 “We are grateful for the recognition of our work and the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of Gyadi-Gyadi residents,” said Paul Hogan, VP/Chief Operating Officer at EHA Clinics, about the grant.

He added: “We recognise and appreciate our investor company, eha Impact Ventures (EIV), for their crucial role in facilitating this grant, and our local stakeholders, the Kano Emirates Council Committee on Health, who ensured that the services fit the unique needs and concerns of the Gyadi-Gyadi community. 

“With their assistance, we secured a central location for our clinic with access to public transportation and a well-developed road network, making services accessible to residents, “he said.

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