Finnfund is a Finnish Development Finance Institution (DFI) which builds a sustainable world by investing in responsible and profitable businesses that drive sustainable developments in developing countries. FinnFund provides businesses operating in developing countries with risk capital, long-term investment loans, mezzanine financing and expertise on how to invest in the developing markets. FinnFund has invested approximately EUR 557 million primarily in clean energy, sustainable forestry, financial institutions, and agriculture. Maarifa is Finnfund’s first investment in the education sector.