elea Foundation for Ethics in Globalization

Fighting absolute poverty with entrepreneurial means

elea fights absolute poverty with entrepreneurial means. As a professional and active philanthropic investor, it supports social enterprises and entrepreneurial organizations in creating sustainable and measurable impact. Guiding its partners towards achieving self-reliance and autonomy, the foundation not only invests financial capital but also provides them with business know-how, coaching and access to its network. As such, elea is a growing community of committed entrepreneurs and philanthropic investors.


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Location Wiesenstrasse 7, Zürich, Switzerland
Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chile, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Costa Rica, Cuba, Côte d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Jamaica, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Mexico, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South-eastern Asia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Tanzania, United Republic of, Togo, Uganda, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Agribusiness, Agritech, E-commerce, E-learning, EdTech, Education, ICT, Information technology, Machine learning, Mobile, Retail, Retail and wholesale, Software as a Service, Transport and logistics
SDG (7)
1. No Poverty, 10. Reduced Inequality, 12. Responsible Consumption and Production, 17. Partnerships to achieve the Goal, 4. Quality Education, 5. Gender Equality, 8. Decent Work and Economic Growth



Name Country Sector(s)
J-Palm Liberia
Turning 'Waste' into Wealth, Jobs, and Opportunities
Liberia Agribusiness, Drugs and cosmetics
Kwanza Tukule Foods Limited
Kwanza Tukule means, first, let's eat! in Swahili.
Kenya Food production
The specialist producer of baobab products.
Zimbabwe Food production