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This page and other pages in our archive section relate to programme work of Hub partners in the period 2010-2013

The Innovations Against Poverty project portfolio (2011-2014)

Calimera

Calimera Safe Bottled Water project in Tanzania

The Business Innovation Facility Pilot project

Calimera Solokraft aims to develop locally managed micro factories to distribute clean drinking water and generate jobs in developing areas.

Lotus Foods

SRI rice cultivation in Bhutan, India, Indonesia

The Business Innovation Facility Pilot project

Lotus Foods seeks to identify value chains in developing countries in order to apply the System of Rice Intensification. This system enables farmers to achieve higher yields while using less resources and no agrochemicals.

MAKIT

MAKIT menstrual cup distribution in Kenya

The Business Innovation Facility Pilot project

MAKIT aims to act as a first mover and market leader in sustainable menstrual hygiene products. Its product will lead to increased menstrual hygiene education amongst women and increased employment through distribution networks.

elimentaire sarl

moringa-based food additives in Madagascar

The Business Innovation Facility Pilot project

The aim of elimentaire sarl’s inclusive business project is to fight malnutrition in Madagascar by selling a nutrient-rich food additive made from the leaves of the moringa tree in markets at the base of the economic pyramid.

Bonzun Health Information AB

web-based maternity and infant care, China

The Business Innovation Facility Pilot project

In this venture Bonzun will provide health information to pregnant women, doctors and midwives in China via a digital interactive platform.

ICCO

Edible insect breeding in Kenya

The Business Innovation Facility Pilot project

In this project, ICCO and its partners aim to establish organised cricket production in order to create a value chain for breading, marketing and distributing edible, nutritious crickets to households in Nyanza Province, Kenya.

Rent-to-Own

Increasing access to productive equipment in Zambia

The Business Innovation Facility Pilot project

Rent-to-Own helps rural entrepreneurs in Zambia to increase their income by supplying productive assets along with the necessary financing, training and aftermarket services.

Fullwell Mill Ltd

Developing the mushroom industry in South Western Uganda

The Business Innovation Facility Pilot project

A leading UK Fairtrade food manufacturer, Fullwell Mill (FM) is working to include quality assured fair-trade mushrooms in its range, while providing a sustainable source of income for land-restricted smallholder farmers in Uganda.