Eco-Fuel Africa, founded by Sanga Moses in 2010, is producing and selling bio-charcoal mainly made out of sugar cane waste. The company has two production sites, in the towns of Lugazi and Masindi in Uganda, as well as four smaller sites at franchisers, framers that produce the briquettes and selling them back to Eco-Fuel.…Continue
Posted on December 21, 2012 at 16:30 — 1 Comment
Innovations Against Poverty is arranging its very first knowledge exchange conference bringing together entrepreneurs, business practitioners and organisations involved with inclusive business.
The morning will focus on two themes, common to many of IAPs portfolio of companies and familiar to many who operate in developing countries; distribution channels to reach the Base of the Pyramid-markets and energy solutions.
Speakers in the afternoon then address issues and…Continue
Posted on November 15, 2012 at 16:05 — 3 Comments
The Moroccan launch of IAP will take place in Casablanca on 13 November 2012, at 8.30 at the CGEM office, 23 Bd Mohammed Abdou, Palmier.
At this launch event you will learn more about the IAP programme, how to apply and selection criteria. Participants will also hear a presentation by the IAP grantee Agro-Food Industrie, based in Morocco. The Innovations Against Poverty launch is arranged together with Confédération Générale…
Posted on November 9, 2012 at 12:07
"I realised that my conduct was not different from anybody elses. I could not really show how income from my company linked to direct benefits for poor people. I also wondered how people could learn from each other, especially here [in India] we need to get knowledge out in so many different languages, to not just benefit a few."
For a long time, I have been looking forward to meeting the man in front of me - a "guru" within social entrepreneurship,…Continue
Posted on November 8, 2012 at 15:30