2014

Winner - Honey Care Africa

A Sweeter South Sudan

Honey Care Africa is a fair trade honey company, whose objective is to provide opportunities for rural, smallholder households to generate significant additional income through honey production.

Honey Care Africa aims to create a commercial, efficient value chain for honey by training smallholder producers, organising them in networks (SWARM Clusters) and guaranteeing a market for honey at fair prices, including the development of a Base of the Pyramid mass market for single-serving honey. The objective is to support tens of thousands of smallholder farmers in South Sudan emerging from poverty by helping them become commercial beekeepers.

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Find out more: Honey Care Africa website

 




Runner-up - MSABI

True Life Water Point, Tanzania

MSABI is a not-for-profit organization that runs rural water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) programmes in Tanzania, including water points, sanitation, participatory education, and ceramic water filters, which are tailored to meet the specific needs of local communities.

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Find out more: MSABI website

 
 



Runner up - Sanergy

Sustainable Sanitation in Africa’s Informal Settlements, Kenya

Sanergy is a social enterprise that manufactures and franchises small-scale high-quality sanitation facilities to local micro-entrepreneurs, collects and removes human waste from the community and converts it into high-value by-products such as fertilizer and energy.

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Find out more: Sanergy website