SimGas Biogas Milk Chiller Advances in OpenIDEO Amplify Challenge

Published: May 20, 2016

About Powering Agriculture

Powering Agriculture: An Energy Grand Challenge for Development supports the development and deployment of clean energy innovations that increase agriculture productivity and stimulate low carbon economic growth in the agriculture sector of developing countries to help end extreme poverty and extreme hunger.

The SimGas Biogas Milk Chiller has been selected to advance to the next round in the fifth OpenIDEO Amplify challenge to improve the livelihoods of small scale farmers by reducing food waste and spoilage.

To advance further in the competition, SimGas needs your feedback on their idea; the more comments and feedback, the better!

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SimGas's robust growth in Kenya is made possible, in part, by Lendahand crowdfunding. A recent campaign raised  84,400€, which will provide loans to 125 farmers living in Muranga and Meru, enabling them to acquire SimGas biogas systems. A second campaign is now underway.