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Afrimac Nut Company, Ltd.

Afrimac Nut Company, Ltd. (Afrimac Nut Co.) is one of five companies in the Afrimac Group consortium (Afrimac Nut Company, Ltd., The Village Nut Company, Ltd., Batian Nuts Ltd. Co., Jumbo Nuts Ltd., and Sagana Nuts Ltd.). Afrimac Nut Co. is a partner within GP’s Smallholder Farmer Market Access initiative. Afrimac Group is a macadamia nut processor and exporter that provides technical assistance (TA) and market linkages for smallholder farmers in Kenya.

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Arifu

Arifu creates an information marketplace on mobile phones for underserved populations, particularly smallholder farmers. Arifu provides users with SMS-based training on best practices such as appropriate use of inputs. Arifu serves an average of 23,000+ smallholder farmer learners every month.

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Azuri

Initiative: Solar Lights

Azuri is a partner within Global Partnerships’ (GP) Solar Lights initiative. Azuri is a solar home system manufacturer and distributor in Kenya that aims to increase energy access for off-grid households. View an in-depth profile of Azuri here.

Batian Nuts

Batian Nuts Ltd. Co. (Batian Nuts) is one of five companies in the Afrimac Group consortium (Afrimac Nut Company, Ltd., The Village Nut Company, Ltd., Batian Nuts Ltd. Co., Jumbo Nuts Ltd., and Sagana Nuts Ltd.). Batian Nuts is a partner within GP’s Smallholder Farmer Market Access initiative. Afrimac Group is a macadamia nut processor and exporter that provides technical assistance (TA) and market linkages for smallholder farmers in Kenya.

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ECLOF Kenya

ECLOF Kenya is part of ECLOF International, a Swiss foundation established in Geneva in 1946. ECLOF’s mission is to promote social justice and human dignity through microfinance. ECLOF’s microfinance services offer vulnerable and excluded people and groups access to capital resources that enable them to build sustainable livelihoods.

Eneza Education

Eneza Education leverages low-cost mobile phones to deliver afford-able and interactive study content. Their goal is for millions of students in Africa to learn more effectively and efficiently.

Envirofit

Initiative: Cookstoves

Envirofit is an industry-leading improved cookstove manufacturer with different stove models for woodstoves, charcoal stoves, LPG stoves as well as institutional/high capacity stoves. Their core business is to manufacture improved cookstoves that are fuel-efficient, have lower CO2 emissions and reduce time to cook. It has sold more than 1.2M cookstoves in over 40 countries as of 2017. Most of their clients are in Latin America (47% of product sales volume), followed by East Africa (20%), India (20%), West Africa (2%) and other markets (11%). Earlier a direct retailer (B2C model), Envirofit has now evolved into a Business-to-Business (B2B) model and sells through channels such as MFIs, retail chains, individuals and other distributors with agent networks.

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Jumbo Nuts Ltd.

Jumbo Nuts Ltd. is one of five companies in the Afrimac Group consortium (Afrimac Nut Company, Ltd., The Village Nut Company, Ltd., Batian Nuts Ltd. Co., Jumbo Nuts Ltd., and Sagana Nuts Ltd.). Jumbo Nuts Ltd. is a partner within GP’s Smallholder Farmer Market Access initiative. Afrimac Group is a macadamia nut processor and exporter that provides technical assistance (TA) and market linkages for smallholder farmers in Kenya.

View and in-depth profile of Afrimac Group here.

Kenya Women’s Microfinance Bank

Kenya Women’s  Microfinance Bank

Kenya Women’s Microfinance Bank (KWMB) offers a full suite of banking services to clients in Kenya, with a strong focus on group lending to rural women. While they offer savings and loan products to both individuals and SMEs, of their over 650,000 clients 90% are women, 90% are organized into borrowing groups, and 80% live in rural areas. Their primary focus is on empowering the family unit through offering financial services to women who have traditionally been excluded from these services. In addition, KWFT’s focus on improving living conditions for rural clients is intended to curb rural/urban migration, which often leads to proliferation of slum populations in major cities.

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