Happy Holidays From Angaza

As 2020 draws to a close, we at Angaza have taken the opportunity to reflect on a year that has largely been defined by the unprecedented effects of a global pandemic.  This holiday season, the Angaza team wishes to extend our heartfelt appreciation to the last-mile distribution and off-grid communities for their commitment to overcoming […]

Four Ways Distributors Can Reduce Client Payment Default Risk 

Last-mile distributors offering pay-as-you-go consumer financing help consumers access life-changing products. However, they take on the risk of paying for those products upfront while the client pays for it over time.  Distributors can take several approaches to reduce risk from their client portfolios. These include: 1) Ensuring the consumer owns a mobile phone and has […]

Impact of Off-Grid Products: Inside Deevabits’ Distribution Business

As part of Angaza’s human-centered approach to designing solutions for last-mile distribution, we aim to deeply understand the point of view of distributors and their clients. One of the ways we do this is by visiting distributors and the end users to whom they sell life-changing products through the Angaza platform. Recently, we spent a day with Deevabits in western Kenya. Below are observations of their sales agents and clients on how off-grid products have impacted their lives.

5 Ways to Grow Your Distribution Business

Running a product distribution business for consumers in emerging markets is a complex operation with many moving parts, from managing inventory and sales agents to identifying qualified consumers, to managing installment payments. Growing this sophisticated Pay-As-You-Go business model takes considerable strategizing and coordination. Since 2012, Angaza has supported the growth of over 150 last-mile distributors […]

Introducing Angaza Connects

The Angaza Hub and Angaza Activator App are uniquely built for the realities of managing a last-mile distribution enterprise in emerging markets. At Angaza, we’re proud of the powerful, scalable platform that has enabled our 175+ distribution partners to sell over 1.5 million life-changing products like solar home systems, clean cookstoves, solar water pump, and […]

Angaza and Amped Innovation Bring WOWsolar to Off-Grid Consumers

Angaza is partnering with Amped Innovation to bring three solar home lighting systems to rural off-grid communities around the world. The partnership makes the WOWsolar product line (60/100/TV) compatible with Angaza’s Pay-As-You-Go technology, enabling incremental payment options for off-grid consumers. “We are very excited to partner with Amped Innovation because of our aligned missions to bring […]

BioLite + Angaza Bring Solar Lighting to Off-grid Families

Angaza is joining forces with BioLite, a social enterprise that develops, manufactures, and distributes advanced clean energy technologies to off-grid households around the world. The partnership makes the BioLite SolarHome 620 compatible with Angaza’s Pay-As-You-Go technology to make home solar lighting system affordable for off-grid families. “We are very excited to partner with BioLite because of […]