Hygiène Solution Niger

Sector of activity: Service
Status: Investissement en capital
Entrepreneur: Rabi MAHAOUYA ARGIS
Country: Niger
A propos:

 

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

Nowelli

Sector of activity: Service
Status: Investissement en capital
Entrepreneur: Mariama Diene, Mariama Selly Kane
Country: Senegal
A propos:

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

Onloutou

Sector of activity: Service
Status: Investissement en capital
Entrepreneur: Adams Ousmane Diaby
Country: Ivory Coast
A propos:

Based in Côte d'Ivoire, Onloutou is a company providing household appliances on a rental basis with a technological component that allows to geolocate the equipment and deactivate it remotely.

THE ENTREPRENEUR

Adams Ousmane Diaby is the founder of Onloutou. Trained as a nurse, he has had several experiences in entrepreneurship with a first adventure as an audiovisual content producer between 1987 and 2007. After detecting an opportunity, he replicated the Kiloutou model in Africa, but dedicated to consumer goods equipment.

CONTRIBUTION OF COMOE CAPITAL

Onloutou is supported by Comoé Capital and the French Development Agency (AFD) since 2019.

EXPECTED IMPACTS

The partnership between Onloutou and Comoé Capital aims to : 

  • Promote access to household appliances to a larger population

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: 2019

Naïmadolls

Sector of activity: Service
Status: Investissement en capital
Associed fund: Comoé Capital
Entrepreneur: Sara Coulibaly Diomandé
Country: Ivory Coast
A propos:

 

Created in 2015, Naïmadolls is a company producing toys (dolls) in Côte d'Ivoire. Today, Naïmadolls products are present in most of local stores (Prosuma, Super U, Casino, Carrefour, Librairie de France, La Grande Récré and Chico).

THE ENTREPRENEUR

Holder of a Bachelor's degree in Real Estate Management in 2010 at the Ecole Supérieure des Professions de l'Immobilier de Nantes, Mrs. Sara Coulibaly Diomandé is starting studies in entrepreneurship. In 2013, she graduated at the top of her class from the University of Cergy Pontoise with a master's degree in business creation. Serial entrepreneur, Mrs. Diomandé has 10 years of experience in business creation and management. She began with the creation of "my miry", a line of ethically inspired luxury shoes in 2009 before launching a chain of children's hairdressing salons "Kidsconcept", followed by the creation of Naimadolls in 2015. The originality of the Naimadolls concept earned it a 24th place in FORBES magazine's 30 Under 30 ranking.

CONTRIBUTIONS OF COMOE CAPITAL

Naïmadolls has been supported by Comoé Capital and the Agence Francaise de Développement (AFD) since 2020.

This support will contribute to the : 

  • Reinforcement of the management team and internalization of the activity 
  • Reinforcement of the logistics component (warehousing, delivery)
  • Strengthening governance

 

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

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

MonSalon

Sector of activity: Service
Status: Investissement en capital
Entrepreneur: Martial Hassan KOUDANA
Country: Burkina Faso
A propos:

Monsalon Pas Cher is a burkinabè company which evolves in the carpentry and interior decoration sector. Created in 2016, it produces and markets all types of living room furniture (sofa, armchair, table, etc.), kitchen and bedroom furniture, which it markets both in Burkina Faso and beyond the borders (Niger).

THE ENTREPRENEUR

Monsalon pas cher was created by Martial Hassan KOUDANA. Holder of a master's degree (Bac+4) in information and communication sciences and techniques from the University of Ouagadougou and a master's degree in strategic and operational management from 2iE, Mr. KOUDANA Martial KOUDANA has been employed in several major Burkinabe companies (Total Burkina, Edifice Mc Cann Burkina, Oxy Conseil) before starting. 

CONTRIBUTIONS OF SINERGI BURKINA

Monsalon Pas Cher is accompanied by SINERGI BURKINA as part of the I&P Acceleration program in Sahel with a financing up to 42000€ (27 500 000 FCFA).

The main objective of this partnership is to :

  • Strengthen the sales force and the visibility of the company 
  • Install a leather furniture production line
  • To set up a good accounting system kept by a professional
  • Boost the company's sales through the implementation of a new showroom. 
  • Supporting the company in management (setting up an adequate formal management system, including accounting, financial and tax management, production and human resources management).

IMPACTS OF FINANCING 

  • Consolidation of 22 existing jobs and creation of 13 new permanent full-time jobs
  • Contribution to the national economy through the payment of taxes and duties to the tax authorities and the reduction of furniture imports
  • Better structuring and organization of the company 
  • Establishment of good governance

 

ABOUT SINERGI BURKINA

 

Created in 2014, Sinergi Burkina is the first impact investment fund dedicated to financing and supporting SMEs and start-ups in Burkina Faso. Headed by Job Zongo, Sinergi Burkina is the second investment 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), Côte d'Ivoire (Comoé Capital), Senegal (Teranga Capital) and Madagascar (Miarakap).  → To learn more about Sinergi Burkina

 

In portfolio since: 2020

Matisse

Sector of activity: Service
Status: Investissement en capital
Entrepreneur: Delphine Faye
Country: Senegal
A propos:

Matisse is a restaurant complex located in an area of high economic activity in Dakar. It is composed of a bakery, a fast-food restaurant and an ice-cream parlour. These last two activities have been integrated as a franchise. The company was created in 2017 and started its activity in December of the same year.  

THE ENTREPRENEUR

Delphine Faye holds a Master's degree in Economics and Management from the Cheikh Anta Diop University in Dakar. At the end of her studies, she joined World Vision, an international NGO, in 2011 as an accounting manager. In 2017, she decides to launch the Matisse complex.

PARTNERSHIP WITH USAID  

Teranga Capital's USAID investment in Matisse aims to :

  • Support in the strategic development of the activities.

EXPECTED IMPACTS

  • Support women's entrepreneurship
  • Support local production
  • Formalization of employees and job creation

 

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

ABOUT USAID PROGRAM

Investisseurs & Partenaires and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) started in 2016 an innovative acceleration program for start-ups located in Niger, Burkina Faso and Senegal. The partnership will support high-potential start-ups and small and medium-sized enterprises to facilitate their access to financing in a region where the ecosystem supporting entrepreneurship is still underdeveloped. Click here to find out more

In portfolio since: 2019

Teranga Automobiles

Sector of activity: Service
Status: Investissement en capital
Entrepreneur: Papa Sada SALL et Pape Mayacine DIOP
Country: Senegal
A propos:

The company Teranga Automobiles is a car garage offering services of mechanical and electromechanical diagnosis, mechanical repair, maintenance, repair and maintenance of air conditioning.

 

ENTREPRENEURS

Teranga Automobiles was created by two associates who are :

Mr. Papa Sada SALL is a Mechanical Engineer with nearly 10 years of experience in the field of automotive mechanics.
Mr. Papa Mayacine DIOP is a consultant in Entrepreneurship and has worked with NGOs in Senegal. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and a postgraduate diploma in International Relations.

 

OBJECTIVES

TERANGA AUTOMOBILES is supported by Teranga Capital within the framework of the I&P Acceleration program in the Sahel with a funding of €60,000 (39 million CFA francs) whose objective is to :

  • Make the necessary investments for the deployment of the second garage
  • Support the company in strategic thinking to meet the challenges of commercial development, creating a brand synonymous with trust and positioning that best meets the demands of the local market.
  • Support the company in the implementation of a more efficient management system including the management of financial and operational data, inventory, cash and human resources.

EXPECTED IMPACTS

  • Creation of stable jobs
  • Capacity building of a low-skilled workforce in a very informal sector
  • Fiscal and social formalization
  • Establishment of a system for the collection of used oils and a system for the recycling of used spare parts

 

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: 2020

SetTIC

Sector of activity: Service
Status: Investissement en capital
Entrepreneur: Boussoura TALLA GUEYE et Julie REPETTI
Country: Senegal
A propos:

SetTIC is a senegalese company specialized in the treatment of corporate waste (waste electrical and electronic equipment, waste characterization audit and recycling of special waste). It was created in 2013 and is managed by two women engineers specialized in information and communication technologies and the environment.

 

ENTREPRENEURS

Julie REPETTI is an engineer graduated from the Ecole des Mines de Douai and is specialized in environment, industry and strategic management with more than six years of professional experience. She started her career as an environmental safety engineer at EDF, then held project management positions at Alcatel Lucent and Nokia.

Boussoura TALLA GUEYE is an engineer graduated from INSA Toulouse and is specialized in information and communication technologies, with more than ten years of professional experience.

 

OBJECTIVES

SetTic benefits from the USAID and I&P Acceleration in the Sahel programs with a funding of €54,000 (35.5 million FCFA), the objectives of which are :

  • To support the company in setting up a service offer, meeting international standards, to companies in West Africa.
  • To support the company in strategic thinking to meet the challenges of commercial development, positioning and visibility.
  • To support the company in the implementation of a more efficient management system including the management of financial and operational data, treasury and human resources.

 

EXPECTED IMPACTS

  • Recycling of waste from all types of businesses
  • Creation and formalization of stable jobs
  • Payment of local taxes and duties

 

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

ABOUT USAID PROGRAM

Investisseurs & Partenaires and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) started in 2016 an innovative acceleration program for start-ups located in Niger, Burkina Faso and Senegal. The partnership will support high-potential start-ups and small and medium-sized enterprises to facilitate their access to financing in a region where the ecosystem supporting entrepreneurship is still underdeveloped. →Click here to find out more

In portfolio since: 2020

Société Malienne de Blanchisserie

Sector of activity: Service
Status: Investissement en capital
Associed fund: IPAE 1
Entrepreneur: Boureïma Lam
Employees: 18
Country: Mali
A propos:

Société Malienne de Blanchisserie is a Malian company providing a complete laundry service to hotels in Bamako.

The company takes in charge the collect, cleaning and delivery of the hotels’ linen (ben linen, aprons, sponges, table linen, bath towels…). The company counts the biggest hotels in Bamako among its clients, including Azalaï, Radisson and El Farouk.

To this date, the company is the only professional laundry service provider in Mali.

 

THE ENTREPRENEUR

Boureïma Lam is a Malian entrepreneur. He launched the laundry Société Malienne de Blanchisserie in 2007, a few years after the launch of one of the first dry-cleaners of Bamako (Pressing Lam). This previous experience made him realize the lack of professional offer for the hotel industry.

In parallel Boureïma founded a training center dedicated to the laundry sector’s activities, as there is very little skilled labor in this sector.                 

 

PARTNERSHIP WITH I&P 

I&P committed alongside with Société Malienne de Blanchisserie to:

• Increase the capacity of laundry treatments (from 1,5 ton todays to 5 tons of laundry per day)

• Launch a new line of services for hospitals and health centers

• Implement good governance practices

• Support the company in managing the generational transmission (from the founder to his children), so as to perpetuate the structure

 

EXPECTED IMPACTS

• Formalization and structuration of the activity, with the creation of formal and permanent jobs

• Building of a new site with the best norms

 

 

In portfolio since: 2017

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