S3IDF uses its Social Merchant Bank Approach® (SMBA) to provide entrepreneurs with three bundled services: leveraged co-financing, technology access and knowledge, and business development support. By tailoring the approach to local conditions and markets, S3IDF enables the poor access to employment, asset-creation and ownership opportunities, and basic services. Our project portfolio includes solar, biomass and biogas, water, and other technologies for small-scale industries.
S3IDF US is a registered public charity under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service code.
S3IDF India is a registered non-profit company with charity status under Section 25 of the Companies Act and is registered under Section 12A of the Income Tax Act with an 80G deduction registration number.