Mental illness, including depression, anxiety, addiction, PTSD, and eating disorders:
is the leading cause of disability worldwide.
will cost the global economy $16 trillion by 2030.
affects almost 20% of US adults.
costs 4% of GDP – €600 billion – in the EU.
has an up to 90% treatment gap in Africa.
And this was before the COVID-19 crisis!
Masawa is the mental wellness impact fund. We invest in resilient founders and catalytic organizations that make mental wellness matter. We focus equally on achieving social impact and financial returns.
Proven approaches to achieving mental wellness is a market of more than $100B per year – and growing.
Imagine what is possible, so that billions live life.