PSI South Africa
PSI South Africa’s vision is to create a financially viable enterprise that optimizes health impact by developing targeted solutions that increase consumer choice and access to quality, affordable health products. PSI South Africa started as a condom business in 2012 and has begun to expand into pharmaceuticals as of 2017. As an enterprise, PSI South Africa’s geographic reach extends beyond South Africa itself to include Lesotho, Eswatini, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
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Why Social Enterprise?
PSI South Africa’s
Historically, PSI South Africa has always taken an enterprise-style approach to global health challenges, coupling donor funding with marketing, the use of branded products and consumer insights from the private sector. Now, PSI is leveraging this approach in in markets that can support social enterprises to fulfill donor expectations for more sustainable approaches. PSI uses sound marketing and business discipline in its social enterprises to ensure the long-term viability of consumer-powered healthcare by balancing the pursuit of social impact and financial self-reliance.
PSI South Africa has achieved the following impact for its clients:
years of protection against unintended pregnancy provided for the couples it serves
years of healthy life provided for its clients
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