Danone Communities is an incubator of business solutions targeting low income communities living with $1 to $5 dollars a day with aspirational products and services addressing malnutrition and lack of access to safe drinking water. Danone Communities empowers innovative social entrepreneurs to achieve sustainable social impact. It does so by investing in social businesses as a minority shareholder, providing capital, technical and managerial expertise. Starting as a historical partnership with Nobel Peace Prize laureate Muhammad Yunus to develop the Grameen Danone Foods Company in Bangladesh, Danone Communities has continued to invest in social businesses throughout the years from Senegal to Mexico. To date, the portfolio consists of a total of 12 social business investments made in 15 countries with 4 million beneficiaries. Danone Communities is a catalyst in spreading the Safe Water Enterprise model, also known as water kiosk model.
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