Xalco Ltd - Trading as "UJUZI FURSA AFRICA" "HOMECARE360" "COMFORTCARE360"

Company overview
Headquarters: Kenya
Countries of Operations: Kenya, Other African countries
Women owned /led: Founded by at least one woman, At least 51% owned by women, At least 30% women in senior leadership positions, At least 30% of women in board of directors
Year of founding: 2017
Number of FTEs : 20 to 50 FTEs
Legal status of the organization : Other
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:
Xalco Ltd is a social enterprise that trains and certifies caregivers in Kenya and South Sudan. Its services include provision home health care services such as asssitance to daily living, companionship to elders, post operation/surgery patients, mentally ill elders, among others. The enterprise leverages an online platform to connect caregivers to customers. Its services not only reduce the burden of care work but also provide trainings to caregivers.
Activities in the care economy: Provision of affordable services that provide care & domestic work
Stage of growth: Mass roll-out/Expansion
Type of services: Elderly-care (Ages 60 and above), Care for persons with special needs (disabled / differently abled persons), Care for people with illnesses, Labour saving solutions
Number of customers (2020): Less than 1,000
Number of customers (2019): Less than 1,000
Number of customers (2018): Less than 1,000
Financials
Profitability status: Financially profitable
Revenue USD (2020): Between 500,000 to 1 million
Revenue USD (2019): Between 100,000 to 250,000
Revenue USD (2018): Between 100,000 to 250,000
Pathways to impact
Challenge addressed: Lack of recognition and action with regards to unfair distribution of care and domestic work, Lack of affordable solutions to reduce amount of time spent on care and domestic work, Lack of / poor remuneration for care and domestic workers
Pathway to impact - 4 Rs: Recognize, Reward, Redistribute
Populations affected: Unpaid care workers, Paid care workers, Elderly people, Persons with special needs or with illnesses
Number of people served (2020): Less than 1,000
Number of people served (2019): Less than 1,000
Number of people served (2018): Less than 1,000