Updated Oct 07, 2019

Eco-Fuel Africa

Village-Level Green Charcoal Micro-Factories

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Stage 2: Research & Development

Using DIV Stage One funding, Eco-Fuel enabled 2,500 farmers to use kilns, 460 women retailers improved sales by offering green charcoal, and over 10,000 households now use clean cooking fuel on a daily basis in Uganda.

Registered in Uganda.

Focus Areas:

Economic Growth and Trade, Energy, Gender and 6 MoreSEE ALL

Economic Growth and Trade, Energy, Gender, Entrepreneurship, Biomass/BioFuel, Clean Cooking, Energy Efficiency, Economic Empowerment and InclusionSEE LESS

Implemented In:

Uganda

UgandaSEE LESS

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Country Implemented In
$1,000,000
Funds Raised to Date
Verified Funding
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Innovation Description

To use tailor-made technology to convert locally sourced farm and municipal waste into clean cooking fuel (green charcoal) and organic fertilizers (biochar).
How does your innovation work?
Eco-fuel Africa empowers local communities in Uganda to use tailor-made technology to convert locally sourced farm and municipal waste into clean cooking fuel (green charcoal) and organic fertilizers (biochar).

Planned Goals and Milestones

DIV Stage 2 support will expand operations by (1) expanding own capacity and servicing more urban markets with high demand and (2) establishing a network of micro-franchisees where EFA will provide in-kind equopment and support services to access smaller, rural markets by franchising production and sales.

Milestones

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New Country Implemented In
Uganda