Emerging Cooking Solutions Sweden AB

Company overview
Headquarters: Sweden
Countries of Operations: Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique
Women owned /led: Founded by at least one woman, At least 30% women in senior leadership positions, At least 30% of women in board of directors
Year of founding: 2013
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:
Emerging Cooking Solutions is a for-profit company that manufactures and distributes SupaMoto® clean-burning stoves and biomass cooking fuel for low-income urban families and businesses in Zambia. The company's products have not only helped reduce the care work undertaken by women in fuel collection but also reduced the fuel cost associated with cooking. Since 2013, the company has reached 20,000 households. For every 2 households that switch from charcoal to pellets, the savings in carbon emissions is 8 tonnes per year.
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 Domestic services
Number of customers (2020): Between 5,000 to 25,000
Number of customers (2019): Between 5,000 to 25,000
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): Between 500,000 to 1 million
Revenue USD (2019): Between 500,000 to 1 million
Revenue USD (2018): Between 250,000 to 500,000
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: Unpaid domestic workers, Paid domestic workers, Infants or children, Elderly people, Persons with special needs or with illnesses
Number of people served (2020): Between 5,000 to 25,000
Number of people served (2019): Between 1,000 to 5,000
Number of people served (2019): Less than 1,000