ATEC* Biodigesters International (ATEC)

Company overview
Headquarters: Bangladesh
Countries of Operations: Bangladesh
Women owned /led: Information not available
Year of founding: 2016
Number of FTEs : 5 to 20 FTEs
Legal status of the organization : For-profit
Company overview
Headquarters: Mexico
Countries of Operations: Mexico
Legal status of the organization : For-profit
Year of founding: 2018
Number of FTEs : 5 to 20 FTEs
Women owned / led: Founder
Care economy activities and business model
About the organization:
ATEC Biodigesters International (ATEC) is a for-profit entity that provides sustainable, affordable and accessible clean cooking products for base of the pyramid households in Bangladesh and Cambodia. It has integrated a pay-as-you-go (“PAYGO”) consumer finance model with the household biodigesters, allowing rural farmers to easily access a technology that produces biogas as a clean cooking solution, as well as sustainable, organic fertilizer for agriculture. For women and girls, the entity's product reduces the drudgery associated with accessing firewood for cooking. It also has positive impacts on the environment and health of women.
Activities in the care economy: Provision of affordable time and labour saving technology and products (e.g. product that makes washing
Stage of growth: Mass roll-out/Expansion
Type of services: Labour saving solutions
Number of customers (2020): Information not available
Number of customers (2019): Information not available
Number of customers (2018): Information not available
Financials
Profitability status: Not profitable yet but planning to become profitable within 3 years
Revenue USD (2020): Information not available
Revenue USD (2019): Information not available
Revenue USD (2018): Information not available
Pathways to impact
Challenge addressed: Lack of affordable solutions to reduce amount of time spent on care and domestic work (Reduce)
Pathway to impact - 4 Rs: Reduce
Populations affected: Unpaid care workers Paid care workers Unpaid domestic workers Paid domestic workers
Number of people served (2020): Information not available
Number of people served (2019): Information not available
Number of people served (2018): Information not available