SimGas is a triple bottom line company that designs, produces and installs biogas systems for smallholder farmers in East-Africa. SimGas has facilities in Kenya (est. 2013, 60 employees), Tanzania (est. 2011, 20 employees) and The Netherlands (est. 2009, 12 employees). The biogas systems enable rural households with livestock to use the manure from their livestock to generate clean fuel for cooking and organic fertiliser: two valuable assets to increase income whilst saving life, nature, money and time. The high quality, modular, domestic biogas systems can be installed in 2 days. To date, SimGas has provided 1,500 farmers with their biogas systems.
Update february 2019: SimGas has gone into default and unfortunately all oustanding amounts have to be written off.
|Prestatario||Simgas Kenya Ltd.|
|Sede principal||Den Haag|
|Fundado||4 Febrero 2013|
|Activo en Lendahand desde||29 Noviembre 2016|
Información financiera para 2018-02-21
|Ratio de apalancamiento||10.20%|
Kenya has the highest income per capita and the largest economy of East Africa, making the country the financial center of the region. This is partly due to its convenient location at the coast, allowing the country to be the regional trade center. Kenyans are typically higher educated compared to people in neighboring countries. There is a free market and low import and export restrictions. All of these factors lead to Kenya being the main location for foreign companies to settle in after South Africa. Important sectors are agriculture, industry and services, including the financial sector. The increase in export of tea and flowers also contributes to an influx of foreign currency.
Último proyecto financiado
With a loan of EUR 100,000 SimGas will provide 148 farmers living in the Kenyan county of Muranga with a biogassystem.