Finance ready plan: The innovative potential of TEKUTANGIJE stoves

TEKUTANGIJE, Rwandatekutangije

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Isidore Nzeyimana, entrepreneur and inventor who was recently credited by the World Intellectual Property Organisation, envisions his company, TEKUTANGIJE, as having a profound environmental and social impact in both his native Rwanda, and East Africa more widely.

‘Tekutangije’ literally means ‘cooking without waste’ in Rwanda’s native language, Kinyarwanda. No waste is the purpose of TEKUTANGIJE’s cooking stoves, thus reducing carbon emissions and deforestation in developing countries.

Isidore is not concerned with competitors. “The product is both new and innovative; there is no other product like ours available,” he noted. “All that is needed is to advertise and expose our products to the public effectively.” With the aim of expansion across the East African community, investment is required. Read more

Sector: Utilities (Energy, Water, Waste, Recycling)

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