Bidhaa Sasa

Company overview
Headquarters: Kenya
Countries of Operations: Kenya, Uganda
Women owned /led: Founded by at least one woman, At least 51% owned by women
Year of founding: 2015
Number of FTEs : >100 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:
Bidhaa Sasa is a for-profit company that supplies a range of products to customers in rural communities of Kenya. Its products include solar lamps, systems and radios, efficient cookstoves, LPG cylinders and cooking accessories, as well as water tanks and agricultural tools. More than 70% of the company's customers are women. Bidha Sasa products enable women to operate in cleaner and safer environments and reduce the drudgery associated with domestic work. The company also provides nano-credit to its customers to make the products affordable.
Activities in the care economy: Provision of affordable time and labour saving technology and products
Stage of growth: Mass roll-out/Expansion
Type of services: Labour saving solutions
Number of customers (2020): Between 25,000 to 100,000
Number of customers (2019): Between 25,000 to 100,000
Number of customers (2018): Between 5,000 to 25,000
Financials
Profitability status: Not profitable yet but planning to become profitable within 3 years
Revenue USD (2020): Over 1 million
Revenue USD (2019): Over 1 million
Revenue USD (2018): Between 500,000 to 1 million
Pathways to impact
Challenge addressed: Lack of affordable solutions to reduce amount of time spent on care and domestic work
Pathway to impact - 4 Rs: Reduce
Populations affected: Others
Number of people served (2020): 25,000 to 100,000
Number of people served (2019): 25,000 to 100,000
Number of people served (2019): Between 5,000 to 25,000