Hivos-Triodos Fund has provided a loan to Sistema.bio, the leading international supplier of biogas technology to smallholder farmers. The loan will support Sistema.bio in its ambition to reach over 200,000 farmers in the next three years around the world, especially with its expansion in East Africa.
Sistema.bio manufactures and distributes high-quality, affordable bioreactors that enable farmers around the world to convert waste into energy and fertilizer. By providing flexible interest-free repayment plans and comprehensive monitoring services, Sistema.bio works with farmers to ensure they become more sustainable, independent, and productive.
Karel Nierop, Fund Manager Hivos-Triodos Fund: “Hivos-Triodos Fund aims to promote access to renewable energy and contribute to the development of sustainable agricultural chains in developing countries. Sistema.bio is a champion for smallholder farms that are energy independent, profitable and climate-friendly. We are confident that our partnership will improve farmer livelihoods and help increase Sistema.bio’s outreach.”
Hivos-Triodos Fund is one of the Triodos inclusive finance funds. Find out more about our investments in inclusive finance.