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Maa Briquettes Limited
Tel: +254 728 284 768
George is the owner and Founder of Maa Briquettes (sole proprietor), a local enterprise located in Narok County. The enterprise uses biomass to produce smokeless briquettes appropriate for household and cottage industry use.
More than 80% of Kenyan urban population use charcoal as their primary source of domestic
The Maa Briquette innovation is a simple idea that uses charcoal dust, maize cobs and maize stalk and waste vegetable matter to make smokeless briquettes which are dried and then sold as fuel. The briquettes burn three times longer than
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The enterprise has acquired the premises where it set up its locally fabricated briquette making machine for production. It received its first capital through a local bank loan which it repaid in the first six months of operation. It also conducted a market research and has an established market base.