BRINGING IDEAS TO REALITY
The Sankalp Awards are a long-standing tradition in the space of impact investing & social entrepreneurship that supports, honors, and brings together promising enterprises tackling some of the World's key development challenges.
Rooted in an ethos to champion social change and transformation through the spirit of entrepreneurship, it is one of the most prestigious impact enterprise awards around the globe. Since 2009, Sankalp Awards has discovered and showcased more than 1,600 social enterprises, and facilitated more than USD $270 Million in equity investment.
Launched in 2016, Agrocenta provides both market access and access to financial services for smallholder farmers. The company
provides seamless movement of produce from farms to small, medium and large processing and production companies. The
company on boards both farmers and clients on its platform to necessitate trade.
Tebita Ambulance was launched in 2008 and it is the leading provider of remote medical assistance and pre-hospital care in
Ethiopia. Tebita provides 24/7 ambulance services in both the urban and rural areas for both B2B and B2C clients using a
cross-subsidization model. The company also offers commercial first aid training and professional Emergency Medical Training
(EMT) for paramedics . It has been licensed by the Addis Ababa Health Bureau and has achieved ISO 9001:2008 certification.
Ilara Health distributes affordable, technology-powered diagnostics and essential point-of-care devices to healthcare facilities across
Sub-Saharan Africa. The tech-enabled devices sit on a platform that integrates their functionalities into a single, user-friendly
system, which collects and stores the patient data, enables providers to access patient histories for more robust information transfer,
and allows for the roll-out of patient-facing services such as chronic disease management tools.
Farmers Pride was established in 2016. The company offers a one-stop B2B marketplace that empowers village level informal
agro-dealer stores to digitize their operations including procuring and distributing inputs transforming these dealer shops into digi
shops. This supply chain solution guarantees the quality of inputs, dissemination of market and weather information to farmers that
are signed up on the platform thereby ensuring increased farm production.
TECHNOLOGY AND FINANCIAL SERVICES
Riby is a digital and offline financial platform provider that was launched in 2016 to help communities, cooperatives and trade groups (both formal and informal) to digitize their operations and get access to financial services such as savings, loans and payments. Riby provides digitized financial services through web, mobile, agents, USSD and API Channels. The company does this by operating in both retail (B2B2C) and enterprise (B2B) business models.
ENSURING FOOD SECURITY IN TIMES OF CLIMATE CHANGE
Based on satellite and drone data, Earth Analytics develop solutions to government and businesses that seek a transparent, effective and un-biased view on the physical changes of natural resources and infrastructure that stand on the earth surface.