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May. 25, 2018

SimGas were big winners at ASME’s 2018 Innovation Showcase! They'll use their $10,000 prize to pilot their biogas milk chiller with a group of 20 Kenyan farmers. They hope to learn more about their payment model, and to further investigate the farmer to processor cooling chain.

May. 19, 2018

African women are typically in charge of smaller, garden vegetable plots. By providing them access to irrigation tools, Kickstart enables them to contribute more income to their households. As they increase their earnings, they also increase their stature within their families and communities.

May. 15, 2018

Sun Culture's CEO, Samir Ibrahim, and CNBC Africa’s Charles Gitonga recently sat down to discuss how SunCulture is helping farmers to be more productive by providing innovative tools, the financial access they need to buy these tools, and the support and training they need to use them effectively.

May. 3, 2018

SunCulture's Samir Ibrahim believes that profit generation should be coupled with environmental and social value creation. Food security is just one of their goals—they also want to provide the structure for both business and personal success through tools, good service, and access to financing.

Apr. 29, 2018

Futurepump developed their business model in three fronts: The product, the distribution and the credit offering. Once they had a great product, they convinced a major distributor to work with them–even after an initial rejection. They're now also partnering with an experienced financing company.

Apr. 26, 2018

This brochure presents the outcomes of a study carried out by REEEP and supported by GIZ, and is a visual guide to dairy value chains in India and Kenya. It points out the technology and knowledge gaps that were identified by consulting with stakeholders, and proposes ways to address those gaps.

Apr. 23, 2018

Congratulations everyone at SimGas! They've been selected as a finalist for the ASME Innovation Showcase (ISHOW) Kenya 2018. ISHOW is a global competition for hardware-led ventures and social enterprises that focuses on the design and engineering journey of taking physical products to market.

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