Top-tier carbon credit pioneer in the development of inclusive value chain projects for community empowerment
Akili Group is a last-mile implementer of inclusive value chain projects for sustainable, thriving ecosystems.
Carbon Offsetting Activities
Carbon offsetting activities counterbalance greenhouse gas emissions emitted into the atmosphere through human activities. By partnering with us in our carbon offsetting efforts, you get involved in climate mitigation for a greener tomorrow.
Inclusive Value Chain Projects
Inclusive value chain projects seek to include small scale farmers in the entire value chain for their holistic empowerment. Akili Group takes this a step further by nurturing local, national and global partnerships for the benefit of all stakeholders involved.
Our projects and activities exist for the creation of sustainable communities and thriving ecosystems. Partnering with a boots on the ground team familiar with the ways of a community, allows easy integration and reach. Working together with these communities allows for real progress and systematic change.
To be a leader in the creation of business models for sustainable holistic economic development in rural households
We co-invest with communities and, in partnership with social investors, donors and government, provide the tools and assistance necessary to implement holistic, environmentally sustainable and profitable value adding programmes in rural communities.
Our Core Values
Our core beliefs are the guiding light that directs our decisions, actions, and interactions. They represent our unwavering commitment to our partners, our community, and our planet. In this section, we will illuminate the principles that underpin our culture, our priorities, and the vision for the future.
Who We Are
We are a Catayst are an Enabler are a Partner are a Mentor empower individual farmers in rural communities to realize their potential, holistically
Akili Holdings Ltd is a social enterprise, founded by Haron Wachira, an Ashoka Fellow, in 2010. Akili works with social investors to fund/create large-scale, system changing sustainable initiatives that create value in rural communities — at the individual, community and national level. Akili’s model is centered around implementation of large scale carbon offsetting projects that are geared towards the empowerment of communities, the benefit of our stakeholders and the protection and preservation of our planet.
Last Mile Implementer of Carbon Offset Projects
Akili is a dedicated last mile implementer of carbon offset projects. By adopting an inclusive value chain approach, we deliver quality projects to the last mile while benefiting and enhancing the livelihoods of communities.
Our Business Model
The Akili Group’s business model draws its inspiration from this study. Currently, the Akili Group is engaged in a diverse range of activities.
At every point of the carbon value chain, Akili is working with various stakeholders to create decent work opportunities – with benefits such as access to affordable credit, and diversity of work opportunities for placement of individuals with various skill sets.
Starting with a small rural clinic in Nyeri town, Akili is working with Banda Health to identify rural clinics beginning by facilitating a linkage to the Banda Go installation and progressively, to upscale these clinics’ ability to deliver services in their areas. Akili is also partnering with AIC Maternal & Newborn Community Health Community Health Project to implement community health education and improvement programmes.
Through its partnership with Akili Development Sacco, Akili is removing barriers to expand financial access to smallholder farmers and their groups, enabling investment in agriculture, business enterprises and personal development.
Through partnerships with investors, Akili is implementing afforestation projects that will transform forest cover by planting millions of trees. Read more about our Projects
Akili promotes natural, soil enriching products to replenish depleted soils and restore agricultural productivity.
Through pre-negotiated community benefits, communities will progressively access scholarships, and bursary support to needy students to ensure that education is accessible to the disadvantaged.
Working with Ambassadors and Field Officers, who are champions of development in Akili communities, we are creating improved access to practical agronomy know-how for the improvement of agricultural production in rural smallholder farming
Akili Group Entities
Akili’s business model addresses all the components in a value chain to address inefficiency, production accountability, economies of scale, credit (funding) and facilitate value addition. Each of the components is coordinated by a specialized social venture that works with or through communities
Akili Technologies develops and maintains the Akili eT, our software platform for value chain management.
Akili Development Sacco
Akili Development Saccos a value chain supportive cooperative that funds the establishment of value chains.
Through Akili Foods Ltd we process products for sale as finished goods, and also semi-process vegetables and grains for export. Visit the Akili Foods shop
Akili Development Organization
Through Akili Development Organization (ADO), we organize communities into accountable units, provide capacity building and coordinate extension services.
Applied Institute of Agriculture and Technology, the groups facilitator of training and capacity building to staff, enlisted community groups and consultants working with and for the Group.
Through AIAT, we provide consultancy services in the development of last-mile, carbon offset services. We also consult with organizations supporting value chain development programmes in rural areas.
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We are last mile implementers of large-scale, high quality, carbon offset projects for the benefit of rural communities, the profit of all stakeholders and the preservation of our planet