SEWA Grih Rin Ltd

India Financial services

SEWA Grih Rin, based in New Delhi, is a start-up affordable housing finance company set up by the Self Employed Women’s Association. It aims to provide funding to women in lower income categories.

We are invested in SEWA Grih Rin Ltd through Sarva Capital LLC (Formerly Lok II), which is managed by Lok Capital. For further information on the fund, the fund manager, and the expected impact of the fund’s investment, click here.

Key facts


Since 2012, we’ve only invested in Africa and South Asia. Investments outside these regions are from our pre-2012 portfolio.

South Asia

We have seven priority sectors. However, we continue to invest outside these sectors, largely in the most challenging regions, as new investment supporting any sector helps to underpin the private sector, and create jobs and livelihoods for people.

Financial services
Investment type

We provide capital in three broad ways: direct equity, debt, and intermediated equity (principally through investment funds).

Intermediated investment
Sarva Capital LLC (Formerly Lok II)
Fund Manager:
Lok Capital
Start date

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For funds, this is the date that CDC committed capital to the fund.

For underlying fund investments, this is the date that the fund invested capital into the business.e

September 2014

This is the investee company’s place of incorporation; or a fund’s jurisdiction.