Recycles biomass waste into smokeless briquettes for cooking
The company recycles biomass waste into smokeless charcoal briquettes for cooking that becomes an alternative to the environmentally damaging fuel commonly used in Ghana. The briquettes are produced in a healthy and eco-friendly environment by women employees who are trained in the production and sales of the products.
Ponaa Briquettes also distributes improved cookstoves to customers which complement the clean-burning qualities of the briquettes, thus providing a complete household cooking environment, saving lives, money and time.
National Entrepreneurship Innovation Programme (NEIP) is a government organisation that provides entrepreneurship training and seed capital to grow the business.
Together for Development is a waste management company that supplies the raw materials for briquettes.
Enpact e.V. offers support through its Mentoring programme in the area of product production and mass-market access.
Ghana Climate Innovation Centre provides the enterprise with cutting-edge insights, financing, technical and advisory support.
The SEED Low Carbon Awards 2019 in Ghana, India, Indonesia, South Africa, Thailand and Uganda are sponsored by the International Climate Initiative (IKI) of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU).