“The Frontier Markets Scouts are on the front line of impact investing–exploring enterprises, regions, and cutting-edge business models no one has explored before. Very few programs have this much potential to change the world.” – Ross Baird, Executive Director, Village Capital Inc
OUR VISION & MISSION Our vision is to create a culture of prosperity. Our mission is to provide opportunities globally to enterprising people by enabling them to build businesses that have a sustainable positive impact on their communities, environments, and the world.
WHAT WE DO Sanghata is helping to create a culture of prosperity by creating more opportunities, better incomes and more life choices for more people through sustainable development of social entrepreneurship and social enterprise Our Frontier Markets Scouts (FMS) program is impact driven and sustainability focused, and widely recognized by field professionals as one of the most innovative and high impact initiatives in the social entrepreneurship sector. In 2013, just two years after its launch, our Frontier Market Scouts Program won the Ashoka U-Cordes Award for Impact, Innovation and Potential for Replicability. Read More
OUR IMPACT Since its launch in 2011, our Frontier Market Scouts training and fellowship program has trained more than 300 professionals and served more than 100 different social enterprises in 20 different countries around the world since its inception. FMS received a 2013 Cordes Innovation Award from AshokaU and has now become the flagship program of the newly launched Center for Social Impact Learning at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (MIIS).
“Frontier Market Scouts discover local entrepreneurs, help entrepreneurs discover investors, and help investors discover entrepreneurs in places that need both the most. In the process, the Scouts discover themselves, their passion, their talent, their fortitude and adaptability and their career and life paths.” – Dr. Yuwei Shi
We are committed to driving positive social impact. This video was made in 2012, a year after we launched the Frontier Market Scouts program >