3. What does a Frontier Market Scout do?

A Frontier Market Scout, working with an investment or development organization, immerses her/him self in a low-income community for four to six months and strives to discover and develop projects that can attract social and commercial investments.

She/he does so by fulfilling certain responsibilities that include: appreciating and discovering the local best surviving practices of enterprising people; organizing locals to brainstorm ways to scaling up their business practices; instilling entrepreneurial desire, and discovering local business-minded people; assisting enterprising people to shape business ideas and develop business plans; enabling enterprising people to obtain investment and structure business, and sharing knowledge with fellow Scouts all over the world.

Frontier Scouts contribute to poverty alleviation and wealth creation through entrepreneurship and enterprise development in low-income areas of the world.