A case for social impact bonds: critical learnings for potential stakeholders

January 2019 | Sibonakaliso Mavuka (Social Investments and Projects Specialist) |

In 2015/16, one of Tshikululu’s clients approved funding towards the establishment of a pay-for performance platform (or social impact bond) in partnership with a provincial Department of Health (DoH). The focus of this bond was funding home-visits to mothers and children in the first 1 000 days of the child’s life. This was to ensure pregnant women gave birth without complication and raise children that are well nourished, healthy and developmentally on track.

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