2013 AidWatch Report. femS3 was at the launch event!

Brussels, 17/10/2013. European aid to poor countries is stalling two years ahead of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals deadline, with aid cut or stagnant in 19 member states reveals the new Concord AidWatch report published today on the International Day for Poverty Eradication. The report looks at the quality and quantity of EU aid, [...]

New Case Study on Access to Basic Health Services

Together with Swasth India, a start-up company from Mumbai, femS3 has created a model that seeks to deliver quality, affordable healthcare in and around urban slums. The pilot leverages local doctors, locally accessible simple medical centres that combine all the necessary basic services. In April 2012, Swasth India operated 3 medical centres in the slum areas [...]

Our new consulting approach

After 3 years in India’s social enterprise sector we are now entering into a new phase of our operations. Our experience has shown us that there is a growing need for “last mile” consultation.  Social entrepreneurs, investors and funding organisations are seeking on-the-ground-support for their local activities. This kind of service goes way beyond mere [...]

New case study on Access to Water in Agra

After carrying out the field research last April, thank to our team in India we have just realised a case study on our promising collaboration with Centre for Urban And Regional Excellence (CURE), Eureka Forbes’ Community Fulfilment Division and a women’s SelfHelp Group “Nai Aha Swaya Sahayata Samuha”. You can read and download it here. We look forward to hearing your [...]

femS3 partnering with Opes Impact Fund

After the official launch of Opes Impact Fund on 28th January in Milan, the new investment vehicle was presented in London and Berlin. The audiences at both events consisted mainly of consultants and practitioners in the development sector, representatives from impact investors and foundations. Elena Casolari and Stefano Magnoni, co-founders of Opes, together with Rodolfo [...]

India, purer water for the poorest in Agra in memory of Jessica Biondani

Today, 25th February 2013, is a special day for femS3 and all its partners and supporters. A new safe drinking water plant will be inaugurated in one of the poorest areas of the city of Agra in Uttar Pradesh (India), in memory of Jessica Biondani, a former Director at femS3 Italy, who prematurely passed away in [...]