First social impact bond in South Africa shows promise for addressing youth unemployment

In the nascent impact bonds market, employment is one of the most popular sectors, representing nearly a third of the deals contracted globally. After a year of implementation, the first social impact bond (SIB) in South Africa—the Inclusive Youth Employment Pay for Performance Platform—achieved its target outcomes early, placing 600 young people into jobs. One … Continue reading First social impact bond in South Africa shows promise for addressing youth unemployment