Converts organic waste into renewable cooking gas and organic fertiliser
EcoGen designs, manufactures, sells, distributes and installs small, medium and large biowaste bin systems that converts organic waste into renewable cooking gas and organic fertilizer for targeted households.
Their target customers include environmentally conscious consumers, community change makers, small-holder farmers, institutions (schools, hotel, hospitals), government departments and NGOs.
Ministry of Environment and Forest, Environmental Affairs Department, Malawi supports the enterprise to replicate similar models in rural areas where people lack access to clean cooking energy and sustainable agriculture advisory. The department also provided funds of USD 40,000.
Milk Producers Association of Malawi has a network of 20,000 dairy farmers. The enterprise works with them by providing farmers in this network with technology that can increase their income while contributing to reduction of GHG emissions.