Portfolio iii fund
We are proud of the businesses we have supported over the past 5 years. The entrepreneurs work hard, do their utmost, to make their business successful and generate social development in their community. Currently, the fund is closed and in its holding period.
Bee Natural Uganda
BNU is the biggest honey and bees wax producers in Uganda. It is the only honey producer with the national UNBS quality certificate in Uganda. BNU is founded by Maria Odido a top Ugandan business women in April 2008. The company’s main area of operation is the West Nile region which includes the districts of Arua. Arua city is the location of their processing plant. The company sources their raw material from about 2.000 smallholder farmers.
Capstone is a locally owned and managed company engaged in the design, contract manufacture and distribution of women pads in Uganda. The driven entrepreneur strives to deliver last-mile distribution to make his more affordable pads “Secrets” available for the underserved people in rural Uganda. Our investment gave Capstone financial room to launch a product affordable for this segment.
An Dinh, Vietnam
An Dinh Technology Development & Investment Co., Ltd (“An Dinh”) is one of the top manufacturers and distributors of high quality Japonica rice in Vietnam. An Dinh’s Japonica rice products are produced following a clean agricultural procedure, restricting the use of chemicals. The CEO, Mr Nhi is one of the first persons producing Japonica rice in Vietnam and today An Dinh is the leading company in production and export of Japonica the country.
So Fresh, Nigeria
So Fresh is a fast growing healthy food retail chain that provides fresh, clean and healthy wraps, salads and smoothies to its customers in Lagos and Abuja. So Fresh has currently 8 shops and is one of the leading premium healthy food providers in Nigeria. Over the last 7 years the company has been at the forefront of pioneering healthy lifestyle and wellness through promoting healthier eating options and habits.
Abod Success, Nigeria
Abod Success Ltd. is an international trader of raw cashew nuts (70% of turnover) and processor and producer of branded retail cashews (30%) sold on the local market, based in Lagos. Abod Success was incorporated in 2000 by selling 1 bag of cashew nuts a week. In the last 17 years the company has grown organically. In 2018, volumes of 1.300 tons of cashews went through the business (850 tons unshelled, and 450 tons shelled).
Vina Samex, Vietnam
Vietnam Staraniseed Cassia Manufacturing and Exporting Joint Stock Company (“Vina Samex”) processes and sells high quality cinnamon and star aniseed to the international market. Their mission is to raise the value of Vietnamese spices by providing customers all over the world with high quality and stable products of cinnamon and star aniseed. The company has obtained an HACCP Certificate and an organic certificate in December 2017.
Geossy Limited, Uganda
Geossy is a Ugandan private registered company with vast experience in the Aquaculture, Aquaculture feed and fingerlings production and supplies. This
cage fish company offers a solution to the low numbers of fish in Lake Victoria,
and high levels of malnourishment in Eastern Uganda.