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PALF makes significant minority equity investments in for-profit companies to meet the growing demand for affordable education across the developing world. 

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Our Global Portfolio

We find and invest in entrepreneurs who are focused on delivering learning outcomes and scale to the affordable education sector. We bring our expertise in education, management and business models to enable and accelerate the success of our portfolio companies.


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Inner Workings of Affordable Private Schools

During PALF's three years in operation we have had an opportunity to work with innovative school models, exciting entreprenuers, and saavy education investors. Many of the school solutions we have seen have worked flawlessly, but most required tinkering along the way. We have recently put together a publication detailing the 15 best practices for running an affordable private school including sections on teaching and learning, operations, expansions and governance. Additionally, the publication provides a framework for investors assessing a private school chain. Read more about PALF's research on operating and investing in affordable private schools >