HIPOCAMPUS

Company overview
Headquarters: Mexico
Countries of Operations: Mexico
Women owned /led: Founded by at least one woman, At least 30% women in senior leadership positions, At least 30% of women in board of directors
Year of founding: 2016
Number of FTEs : 20 to 50 FTEs
Legal status of the organization : For-profit
Company overview
Headquarters: Mexico
Countries of Operations: Mexico
Legal status of the organization : For-profit
Year of founding: 2018
Number of FTEs : 5 to 20 FTEs
Women owned / led: Founder
Care economy activities and business model
About the organization:
Hipocampus is a social enterprise that provides high-quality and affordable early childhood care and education for working families in Mexico. Hipocampus partners with employers to provide on-site childcare services fully aligned with parents´ needs. With a B2B business and distribution model, Hipocampus operates under a community-centered approach (ie. providing opportunities to educators-mostly women- from the same communities where the centers operate.
Activities in the care economy: Provision of technology & services that train/upskill domestic & care workers (e.g. technology that links employers to domestic/care workers), Provision of affordable services that provide care & domestic work (e.g. affordable daycare services in rural areas)
Stage of growth: Mass roll-out/Expansion
Type of services: Child-care (Ages 1 to 5), Child-care (Ages 6 and above)
Number of customers (2020): Less than 1,000
Number of customers (2019): Less than 1,000
Number of customers (2018): Less than 1,000
Financials
Profitability status: Financially profitable
Revenue USD (2020): Between 100,000 to 250,000
Revenue USD (2019): Between 100,000 to 250,000
Revenue USD (2018): Between 50,000 to 100,000
Pathways to impact
Challenge addressed: Lack of recognition and action with regards to unfair distribution of care and domestic work (Recognize), Lack of affordable solutions to reduce amount of time spent on care and domestic work (Reduce), Limited redistribution of care and domestic work to other actors in the care economy (Redistribute)
Pathway to impact - 4 Rs: Recognize, Reduce, Redistribute
Populations affected: Unpaid care workers, Paid care workers, Infants or children
Number of people served (2020): Less than 1,000
Number of people served (2019): Less than 1,000
Number of people served (2018): Less than 1,000