Tag: West Africa GIIN28

Impact Companies Tag: West Africa GIIN 4

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Africa Exchange Holdings (AFEX)


United States of America

Africa Exchange Holdings Ltd. (AFEX) is a holding company established by Berggruen Holdings Heirs Holdings and 50 Ventures to establish equity and commodity markets across East and West Africa. Its goal is to create better access to agricultural and financial markets for smallholder farmers enabling them to sell their products at fair and competitive prices and gain access to financing opportunities.

Agriculture, forestry & fishing

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Andela


United States of America

Andela finds the brightest young people in Africa and gives them the training and mentorship needed to thrive as full time remote developers for companies around the world. The company is backed by investors including Steve Case Omidyar Network Founder Collective Rothenberg Ventures Learn Capital Melo7 Tech Partners and Chris Hughes. Andela has offices in North America and Africa.

Information, communication & technology

Company

La Laiterie du Berger


Senegal

Founded in 2006 by Bagore Bathily a young Senegalese entrepreneur this Social Business (SB) works to develop and increase local dairy production in the Richard Toll region (Northern Senegal). It provides regular income to dairy farmers all the while offering quality nutritional products to a broad public. Since 2009 la Laiterie du Berger products have been distributed in Senegal under the Dolima brand name.

Agriculture, forestry & fishing

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Toyola


Ghana

Toyola's mission is to profitably and sustainably serve Ghana's urban poor and low income rural households with energy efficient biomass stoves which reduce fuel consumption by up to 50% indoor air pollution and green house gases thereby not only saving poor households money but also improving their health and the environment in which they live. The company also supplies solar lanterns and small solar home systems to off grid communities thereby reducing their dependence on polluting and expensive kerosene lanterns.

Energy

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