SIMA Angaza Distributor Finance Fund: Why We Invested in Mwezi

The SIMA Angaza Distributor Finance Fund (DFF) is a data-driven investment fund providing much-needed access to debt capital for last-mile distributors. DFF invests in companies distributing life-changing products in emerging markets, addressing one of the biggest barriers to their growth: lack of financing. What do egg incubators and mills have in common? Covid-19 has set back many off-grid solar […]

Angaza and Uber Kenya Partner to Mobilize Affordable Solar Energy to Drivers

Angaza, the leading software provider for last-mile distribution, and Uber Kenya, the leading ridesharing provider in the country, have partnered to offer renewable solar energy solutions to thousands of drivers in the Nairobi region. The collaboration leverages Angaza’s partnership network of leading solar product distributors, whose products will be promoted to thousands of drivers and motorbike […]

Balancing Efficiency with Transparency: Mwezi’s Pay-As-You-Go Distribution

Our team at Angaza regularly visits our customers to understand their needs so we can better support their success. On a recent visit to western Kenya, we joined up with Mwezi solar, one of our last-mile distribution partners. To make solar products more financially accessible to low-income rural and peri-urban Kenyans, Mwezi solar started selling pay-as-you-go products using the Angaza platform in 2016. Read on below for observations from the trip on how Mwezi solar runs a pay-as-you-go product distribution business.