Hygiène Solution Niger

Sector of activity: Service
Status: Investissement en capital
Entrepreneur: Rabi MAHAOUYA ARGIS
Country: Niger
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Hygiène Solution Niger is a company providing cleaning services for households and companies in Niger.

L'ENTREPRENEUR

The company is managed by Mrs. Rabi MAHAOUYA ARGIS. Holder of a degree in Human Resources and a training in customs transit, she accumulated professional experiences mainly as a commercial agent, then in logistics, before turning to human resources management. Over time, she has trained herself in public hygiene and masters the various stages of product preparation before processing.

SINERGI'S CONTRIBUTION

Hygiène Solution Niger is supported by Sinergi Niger through I&P Acceleration in Sahel program. The funding granted is intended to contribute to the improvement of the quality of services provided by Hygiène Solution Niger (acquisition of tools and modern equipment, gradual integration of organic products, evacuation of waste to landfill).

About Sinergi

INERGI S.A. is a private investment company created in 2006 and supported by I&P with a group of key individual and institutional shareholders in the Nigerien and international SME support landscape. Headed by Ibrahima Djibo, its objective is to contribute to the economic and social development of Niger through the promotion of entrepreneurship and the development of SMEs. SINERGI S.A. provides the means for entrepreneurs in Niger to achieve their growth projects by providing long-term financing and local support.  → Find out more about Sinergi​

In portfolio since: 2021

I&P Acceleration in Sahel : Meet Siny Samba and Rémi Filasto, founders of the Senegalese company Le Lionceau

 

Launched in July 2020, Le Lionceau was one of the first companies to benefit from I&P Acceleration in Sahel. As part of this ambitious program for young Sahelian companies, we met Siny Samba and Rémi Filasto, founders of this company that specializes in the production of baby food products in Senegal.

Here is a video on their project, their ambitions and their collaboration with I&P and Teranga Capital.

 

 

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Nowelli

Sector of activity: Service
Status: Investissement en capital
Entrepreneur: Mariama Diene, Mariama Selly Kane
Country: Senegal
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Nowelli is a small Senegalese company that specializes in individual and collective catering (catering service and canteen management). Through its various offers, Nowelli provides its customers with healthy and balanced products, with a particular focus on reducing the amount of sugar, salt and fat.

THE ENTREPRENEURS

The company Nowelli was created by two promoters who are : 

  • Mrs. Mariama DIENE, passionate about healthy nutrition, she has a degree in International Business from the European Institute of Higher Education and in public policy and development management from Sciences Po. She held several positions in NGOs and financial institutions before devoting herself to her passion, cooking.
  • Mrs. Mariama Selly Kane, who has more than 10 years of experience in individual catering and management of company canteens.

 

CONTRIBUTIONS OF TERANGA CAPITAL

Nowelli has benefited from I&P Acceleration in  Sahel program implemented in Senegal by Teranga Capital:

  • To support the company in the development of a new offer for the management of school and company canteens (collective catering)
  • To support the company in the strategic reflexion around its positioning and the commercial development of its activities
  • To support the company in the reinforcement of its commercial, financial and accounting functions and the maintenance of the quality of its products and services.

 

ABOUT TERANGA CAPITAL

Teranga Capital is the first impact investment fund dedicated to the financing and support of Senegalese SMEs and start-ups. Headed by Olivier Furdelle, Teranga Capital is the third African fund sponsored by Investisseurs & Partenaires under the I&P Développement 2 program. The network currently includes a fund in Niger (Sinergi Niger), Burkina Faso (Sinergi Burkina), Ivory Coast (Comoé Capital) and Madagascar (Miarakap). → Find out more about Teranga Capital

 

In portfolio since: 2021

DAUST

Sector of activity: Education & Training
Status: Investissement en capital
Entrepreneur: Sidy Ndao
Country: Senegal
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Dakar American University of Science and Technology (DAUST) is a private higher education institution offering a 4-year engineering program, masterclasses dedicated to professionals in the sector and a "prep" program with international opportunities. The specialties taught are chemistry and biomolecules, civil and environmental engineering, electronic and computer engineering and finally mechanical and aeronautical engineering.

THE ENTREPRENEUR

DAUST was founded by Sidy NDAO, a 38-year-old Senegalese born and raised in Dakar before going to continue his studies in the United States. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska and a post-doc from MIT, he is an engineer specialized in mechanics and robotics. He returned to Senegal in 2009 to engage in the promotion of STEMs (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) in Africa. 

I&P' CONTRIBUTION

DAUST benefits from support through the I&P Acceleration in Sahel program dedicated to education and employment (IP2E). The funding and support will enable the university to increase its hosting capacity while attracting an international clientele.

EXPECTED IMPACTS 

  • Increase its hosting capacity by 115%
  • Move in a third classroom with a capacity of 30 students
  • Deploy a marketing and communication campaign in about 20 African countries
In portfolio since: 2020

Institut Académique des Bébés (IAB)

Sector of activity: Education & Training
Status: Investissement en capital
Entrepreneur: Fa Diallo
Country: Senegal
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The Institut Académique des Bébés (IAB) is a training school dedicated to the professional and technical training of children's professions. At the end of a one-year course, a professional certificate of specialization, issued by the Ministry of Training, is delivered to learners, allowing them to be employed as facilitators, educational assistants or assistants in nurseries, maternity wards, leisure centers or at private homes. The Academic Institute of Babies also has crèches for children aged 3 to 19 months. 

THE ENTREPRENEUR

IAB was founded by Fa Diallo, a Senegalese-Guinean woman who grew up in Senegal before moving to France to study finance/accounting. Fa Diallo worked for a long time in accounting and finance while taking early childhood training. She has worked for more than 10 years in local authorities on early childhood issues, notably in Nancy's day care centers, at the Foyer des Jeunes Travailleurs de Nancy and at Nancy's regional maternity hospital. Fa returned to Senegal in 2016 and began the process of starting the Institut Académique des Bébés in 2017. 

I&P' CONTRIBUTION

IAB benefits from support through the I&P Acceleration in Sahel program dedicated to education and employment (IP2E).

EXPECTED IMPACTS 

IAB's funding and support is aimed at : 

  • Increase its capacity: space for an additional classroom that will increase the capacity by 50%
  • Set up a laboratory daycare that can accommodate 11 babies (from 3 to 18 months)
  • Develop an online platform in order to make accessible to learners living in the regions
  • Recruit staff to strengthen the current team
In portfolio since: 2020

Fulbe et Khem

Sector of activity: Cosmétique
Status: Investissement en capital
Entrepreneur: Mamoudou Elimane HANNE
Country: Mali
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Fulbe et Khem is a laboratory created in 2015 specialized in the transformation of local medicinal plants into food supplements and cosmetic products and the marketing of the products through pharmacies, parapharmacies, mini-markets and organic store chains in Mali.

THE ENTREPRENEUR

Fulbe et Khem was created by Mamoudou Elimane HANNE, a French-Malian former top-level sportsman (European Champion and French record holder in 4x400m) with a Bachelor's degree in Economics/Management and a BTS in Negotiation and Customer Relations. Convinced by the benefits of natural plants, he decided to move to his country of origin to launch his company. 

PURPOSE OF THE FUNDING

Fulbe & Khem benefits from the I&P Acceleration in Sahel program, whose objectives are to : 

  • Reinforce the company's supply capacity in raw materials and packaging
  • Consolidation and development of the clientele
  • Contribute to the formalization and structuring of F&K
  • Strengthen the team through new hires and build employee loyalty through improved living conditions (more protection at work and implementation of a medical and social coverage policy)
  • Implementation of an internal accounting system
  • Implementation of a communication and marketing strategy

 

EXPECTED IMPACTS

Consolidation and formalization of 7 existing jobs, creation of 5 new formal jobs
Contribution to the economy through the payment of taxes to the tax authorities
Reduction in the importation of dietary supplements

In portfolio since: 2020

Ecoclair

Sector of activity: Service
Status: Investissement en capital
Entrepreneur: M’bim Lou Josette Kouadio
Country: Ivory Coast
A propos:

Eco Clair is a company specialized in industrial laundry services for hotel complexes, businesses and industries, and individual clients. Today, the company has a processing capacity of more than 4,000 pieces of laundry per day and counts among its customers the Airone company and the Accor group.

 

THE ENTREPRENEUR

M'bim Lou Josette Kouadio holds a BA in Psychology from Cocody University and a DESS from CAMPC - University of Cocody. Before launching the company Eco Clair, Ms. Kouadio held several positions, including Assistant Head of Personnel for the Sococe group in mass distribution and Head of Personnel for Quick Net Service (RMO Group).

 

COMOE CAPITAL'S CONTRIBUTION

Ecoclair is supported by the I&P Acceleration in Sahel program, set up by Comoé Capital in Côte d'Ivoire, which will enable it to acquire chip bedding and electronic linen reading equipment. The company will also benefit from the support of several consultants who will help train local employees to fully internalize maintenance, as well as upgrade teams to obtain quality and/or environmental certification.

In terms of impact, the company expects to create 22 new jobs by 2022.

About Comoé Capital

 

Comoé Capital is the first impact investment fund dedicated to the financing and support of Ivorian SMEs and start-ups. Headed by Issa Sidibé, Comoé Capital is the fifth African fund sponsored by Investisseurs & Partenaires as part of the I&P Développement 2 fund. The fund network currently includes a fund in Niger (Sinergi Niger), Burkina Faso (Sinergi Burkina), Senegal (Teranga Capital) and Madagascar (Miarakap). →Site of Comoé Capital.

In portfolio since: 2020

I&P Acceleration in Sahel: What response to the covid-19 crisis?

 

The covid-19 has shaken up our habits, our ways of thinking and acting, but also the activities of many men and women entrepreneurs.

To deal with the economic impacts generated by this pandemic, I&P, through the I&P Acceleration in Sahel program, is providing additional funding to the companies most affected by the health crisis.

 

 

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