Agora Partnerships

Agora Partnerships accelerates the growth of early-stage impact companies in Latin America. We are a global community of entrepreneurs, investors, mentors, and individuals dedicated to using the power of business to effect positive change in their communities. We work only with early-stage entrepreneurs where the right kind of support can significantly accelerate their ability to create impact. Our aim is to help build a more just, sustainable world primarily though our Impact Accelerator program, which provides entrepreneurs with access to social, human, and financial capital. Over the course of the last two years, eighteen businesses have participated in Agora's Accelerator, which provid...

Awaiting a Bamboo Home

Awaiting a Bamboo Home
A young boy on a waitlist for a home built by CO2 Bambu

Housing Deficit and Bamboo

Housing Deficit and Bamboo
There is allegedly a housing deficit of over 400,000 homes in Nicaragua. Yet, the country is full of construction-grade bamboo. CO2 Bambu's contribution has been to organize the government, municipalities, farmers and indigenous community members to work together, in a "for profit" business model, to start addressing the housing deficit with sustainable, native bamboo material.

Before and After: CO2 Bambu's Impact

Before and After: CO2 Bambu's Impact
NGO programs sometimes find it difficult to articulate the impact of their actions. Here, the impact is clear: see the before (on the right) and after, of the Junta Andalucia funded program for Mayagna people in Nicaragua's indigenous communities.

Bamboo-The Very Flexible yet Sturdy Material

Bamboo-The Very Flexible yet Sturdy Material

Nicaraguan Family in front of New Bamboo Home

Nicaraguan Family in front of New Bamboo Home