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November Quarterly Briefing

Thanks to our supporters, Talanton has invested

in our 13th high-impact, growth-stage business plus

strengthening African Operations with New Team Additions!

Your trust and commitment have empowered us to make significant strides in impact investing this year. In 2023, we've invested or committed $6 million across existing and new portfolio companies, setting the stage for a transformative year ahead. Introducing Biofarms Limited: Faith in Action We're thrilled to announce Talanton's 13th investment, Biofarms. This company perfectly aligns with our mission, encapsulating the essence of a Quadruple Bottom Line that considers not just financial but social/spiritual, and environmental returns. Biofarms, founded by a Christian couple, is on a mission to deliver export-quality organic avocados and mangoes while empowering farmers and creating positive social impact. They prioritize job creation for at-risk youth, while directly engaging over 3,000 small-holder farmers. With your support, this network is set to grow, reaching 7,000-8,000 small-holder farmers in the near future.

Dr. Daniel Nzyuko & Marth Musyoka at Biofarms state of the

art processing facility

We're thrilled to announce the latest additions to our team, further bolstering the investment strength in Africa. Cynthia Achieng, serving as VP of Investments, and Kenneth Muchina, assuming the role of Senior VP for East Africa, bring valuable expertise to further strengthen our commitment to impactful investments.

Virtually meet Cynthia & Kenneth in these short 1:40 minute videos.

Cynthia Achieng, VP Investments Kenneth Muchina, Senior VP East Africa

The Talanton Team has been at the forefront of impact investing sharing insights at prominent events in Sept/Oct. At The Gathering in CO Springs, David and Michelle, emphasized purposeful investments through impact investing. Jon and Iris lead a Faith Driven Breakfast at the Global Impact Investing Network in Denmark, fostering discussions on faith's intersection with impactful investing globally. At the CEF Africa Summit in Rwanda, Michelle and Jon shared on capital formation and accelerating African entrepreneurs.

  • Executive Summary

  • Financial Update - committed capital plus funding sources

  • Top Pipeline Opportunities

  • Biofarms - new investment in Kenya!

  • Highlights & Achievements

  • Strategic Impact & Service Providers

  • Profiles of the first Twelve Businesses in Four East African Countries

  • Employment Growth Charts since 2019 Inception

  • Highlights and Key Activity Updates for Each Business

As we express gratitude for the impact made possible by our investors and supporters, we invite you to explore our mission further through our newly created snapshot card. It contains a brief description of Talanton as well as QR codes with embedded URL links to several informative documents, and four short videos From all of us at Talanton, we extend heartfelt thanks for being part the movement of God to create jobs, bring Hope, and transform lives in East Africa. Blessings, David and the Talanton Team PS You can join the growing community committed to bringing Hope and transforming lives across East Africa. Contact us to explore how to use a donor-advised fund to invest or donate, or if you are a qualified client, to invest. Talanton’s next investment cycle closes on December 31, 2023.


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