Develops and distribute lamps, radios and chargers.
NABIDI Power products are for everyday use, with parts that can be repaired and replaced. NABIDI empowers the economy by using local SMMEs as the distribution network. These vendors market the products through their church and community organisations and are supported by small business development organisations in South Africa. Local communities are thus empowered while maintaining a proﬁtable and sustainable commercial operation. NABIDI Power has a database of potential vendors who are convinced of the commercial appeal of their products.
Nabidi Power develops the “Handy Power” range and its business model, and is responsible for securing funding and ﬁnancing.
The Innovation Hub supports Nabidi Power with business incubation through the Maxum Business Incubator.
Climate Innovation Centre, Gauteng provides technical mentoring and support to green businesses.
CSIR developed the bagasse biopolymer and is developing the industrial process engineering necessary for commercial use.
The 2013 SEED Awards in South Africa are largely supported by the European Union, which is made up of 28 Member States who have decided to gradually link together their know-how, resources and destinies.