Awards: What awards or honors has the project received?
The project was won First place award in the Small and Medium Enterprises category in the 2014 NETFUND Green Innovations Awards
Where have you learnt about the competition?
Tell us about your partnerships:
Maa Briquettes is currently looking for partnerships. so far we have good will support from the National Environment Trust Fund from Kenya and the Kenya Climate Change Innovation Center which will assist in creating a feasible work-plan. We hope to partner with like minded ventures locally, regionally and internationally
Challenges: What challenges might hinder the success of your project and how do you plan to overcome them?
It has been challenging to revamp the sole proprietor business into a company. This has been attributed to the numerous pre-requisites that necessitate this move and the capital required for expansion. For us to be considered as a company a lot of investment has to be put in place i.e. licensing, upscaling equipments and mentors are needed