Social Enterprise

A to Z Textile Mills is protecting millions of people from malaria. Each year, the Tanzania-based company produces 29 million low-cost, long-lasting anti-malaria bednets. A to Z has also become one of the largest employers in Africa, providing jobs for 7, ...

Classification CriteriaSocial Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:Tanzania
Accounting for International Development (AfID)

Accounting for International Development (A f I D) offers accountants the opportunity to use their skills to make a genuine difference as volunteers and to gain invaluable hands-on overseas experience in the International Development sector. Volunteer ass ...

Classification CriteriaSocial Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:Other
Secondary Country/ Countries Where Active:Burundi,Kenya,Malawi,Namibia,Rwanda,South Africa,Tanzania,Uganda,Zambia

MFI. Akiba Commercial Bank Ltd. is an initiative of five Tanzanian businessmen and -women, started in 1993. All existing banks were either interested in big enterprises or trade service and they were not oriented towards medium and small enterprises. The ...

Classification CriteriaSocial Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:Tanzania

Non-profit organisation that helps 400 rural Tanzanians from 6 villages in the East Usambara Mountains farm and market native butterflies. Butterfly farmers are represented by a volunteer board who set project's prices, policies and control the dispersal ...

Classification CriteriaNot For Profit,Social Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:Tanzania

B. P is a social for-profit enterprise that assists poor people in developing countries to access affordable renewable energy and efficient lighting. Tanzania is a Barefoot Power 2nd tier country where, with other countries (including Rwanda, Ghana and Ma ...

Classification CriteriaEnvironmental Goods or Services,Social Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:Tanzania
Blue Financial Services

Blue Financial Services is a pan-African financial services group. Established in 2001, the Group has operations in 12 African countries and 220 branches. We offer responsible and innovative financial services to Africa's gainfully employed, yet under-ban ...

Classification CriteriaSocial Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:South Africa
Secondary Country/ Countries Where Active:Botswana,Kenya,Lesotho,Malawi,Namibia,Rwanda,Swaziland,Tanzania,Uganda,Zambia

World's largest NGO. BRAC use microfinance groups as a social platform to deliver scaled-up services in health, education, business development and livelihood support. BRAC Tanzania, established in 2006, has created over 2,700 microfinance village organiz ...

Classification CriteriaNot For Profit,Social Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:Tanzania

BEST is committed to socio-economic empowerment of small-scale entrepreneurs through business management training, consultancy, gender awareness raising and provision of credit. Social entrpreneurship one aspect of BEST.

Classification CriteriaSocial Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:Tanzania
East Africa Connection

1. Providing a Regional platform for strategic linkages aimed at value addition to the SME's (Organizing technology based products exhibition, trade fares, market support services to the SME's, and offering referrals to assisting agencies)   2. Ass ...

Classification CriteriaSocial Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:Kenya

Organisation promotes an economically, socially and environmental approach to beekeeping and microfinance using modern Langstroth Hives, making them accessible to marginalised rural community through their networks of partner groups on microcredit terms - ...

Classification CriteriaEnvironmental Goods or Services,Social Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:Tanzania

Founded in Tanzania in 1998, covering about 40% of the country overall, 65% of population centers. FINCA's Village Bank loans empower women, inculcating leardership skills and confidence in them for example. Social / eco enterprise function possible.

Classification CriteriaSocial Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:Tanzania

Founded in 1991GOIG has about 30 employees. Operates a training facility for product-making, a revolving fund for its members and a health clinic. Facility has been designed for artisans to pass on their skills and knowledge and enable students to go out ...

Classification CriteriaFairtrade or Similar,Social Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:Tanzania

Since 1998 been engaged in the manufacture and delivery to local and export markets of high quality, exotic and natural fruit, nuts and honey spread products. Built a sustainable trading partnership with small holderfarmers and facilitated the formation o ...

Classification CriteriaEnvironmental Goods or Services,Social Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:Tanzania
Global Cycle Solutions

We improve life in rural communities with affordable technologies to ease the burden of work. We have a bicycle-powered maize sheller that can shell maize up to three times faster than traditional methods in order to reduce post-harvest grain losses as we ...

Classification CriteriaEnvironmental Goods or Services,Social Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:Tanzania

Mikono was established in 1996 as a private company owned by workers and handcraft producers, its aim is to create more jobs and employment for marginalized youth, men and women who are able to produce arts and craft products from local resources. The obj ...

Classification CriteriaSocial Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:Tanzania

The Kilombero Mini-Grid Project utilises agricultural waste as feedstock for a new-build biomass power plant. Tha availability of electricity from the mini-grid will boost existing agricultural and other local businesses, and stimulate new enterprises

Classification CriteriaEnvironmental Goods or Services,Social Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:Tanzania
Ifakara Community Group

We have a internet cafe and Computer class that we generate income for running cost as house rent and supporting young people with education (school fee) widows with small business, old people with food every week, sick people with hospitalizations cost e ...

Classification CriteriaSocial Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:Tanzania

Ifakura Women Weavers Association (IWWA) was founded in 1993 and is still running today. The IWWA comprises a school to train the weavers, a loom production unit to build the essential equipment, a dying unit to produce the dye for the yarn, a shop where ...

Classification CriteriaSocial Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:Tanzania

Imuka is a social enterprise with a dual mission. 1. to share and preserve East Africa's cultural richness and music and, 2. foster economic independence in East Africa's rural communities by using music as a vehicle for creatuve social change and by leve ...

Classification CriteriaNot For Profit,Social Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:Tanzania

Kagera Development and Credit Revolving Fund (KADETFU) is a National Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) that is based in Kagera region, it is located in Bukoba town, in the North western part of Tanzania. KADETFU was registered by the government on July ...

Classification CriteriaSocial Enterprise
Primary Country Where Active:Tanzania