EVPA success stories: NEST in Senegal

 

The European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA) launched a new website featuring a set of innovative projects supported by foundations and impact funds. The Senegalese company NEST counts among the ‘’success stories’’ selected by EVPA.

The stories showcase how these companies respond to social and environmental challenges and how those supporting them (foundations and impact funds) have supported these projects in achieving and scaling their social impact.

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New impact study on I&P’s portfolio: ITGStore in Cameroon

 

Each year I&P conducts an in-depth impact study on one of its portfolio companies. This year’s study focuses on ITGStore, an ITC company based in Cameroon. It was conducted by I&P and FERDI (the Foundation for International Development Study and Research).

 

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Nate Heller (PEG) participates to TedxPortBouet

 

Nate Heller is the co-founder and director of PEG, a company specialized in the distribution of solar kits in West Africa. He participates on October 10 to the TedxPortBouet conference, gathering 14 speakers with a wide range of profiles (entrepreneurs, artists, journalists, athletes...)

 

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Interview of Mamadou Sanankoua, Director of Conergies

 

Mamadou Sanankoua manages Conergies since 2011, after several years spent in Europe and in Canada for his studies and work. Returning to Côte d'Ivoire, he takes over the family business and actively participates to the development of the company, in partnership with I&P which partners with Conergies in 2012.

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PEG wins an Ashden Award in 2017

 

PEG won an Ashden Award in 2017 for their innovative approach to pay as you go technology to provide solar energy to West Africa.

Established in 2001, the Ashden Awards are globally recognised as a mark of excellence in the field of green energy.

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Eden Tree launches its new factory

 

Eden Tree, a Ghanaian-owned market leader in the agro-processing of packaged fresh fruits, herbs, and vegetables, opened its new factory in presence of the team and several actors of the agro-industry sector. The ceremony took place in Accra on May 30th.

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Meeting with the promoters of OuiCarry in Senegal

 

 

OuiCarry is a young Senegalese company providing delivery services and allowing its customers (individuals and businesses) based in Senegal to buy products from international commercial websites. In March 2017, the fund Teranga Capital made its first investment wih OuiCarry.

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