VISIONARY EMPOWERMENT PROGRAMME
To provide products, services and skills that empower our community socially and financially for sustainable development.
VEP ENTERPRISE LTD is an organization started in 2012 with an aim to empower, motivate and alleviate poverty among communities' especially rural women and youth in Kenya and to improve both the quality and accessibility of financial services available to them. VEP's core business is micro lending in Central and Eastern Kenya.
Gender / Womens Empowerment
Technologies & Fuels
Biogas, Pellets / Briquettes, Solar
Clean Cooking Activities
VISIONARY EMPOWERMENT PROGRAMME® targets most poor and vulnerable members of the marginalized communities by empowering them through renewable energy solutions.
VEP is currently involved in the distribution of energy saving stoves, in line with our renewable energy mission of creating sustainable economic, social and environmental value within our community.® We have partnered with Ezylife Kenya to sell efficient cook stoves that help reduce drudgery on women and increase access to non-polluting power for warming, lighting and cooking. Some of the other stoves include Jiko Poa, Jiko Tosha, Envirofit.
VEP has so far empowered 1697 households with biodigesters which produce biogas used for lighting and cooking. 13,411 households with solar powered lanterns and 11,060 with energy saving cookstoves. These products are made affordable through cheap loans at an interest rate of 1% on reducing balance provided by KIVA macro fund.
In addition, VISIONARY EMPOWERMENT PROGRAMME (VEP) is the implementing® partner of® Kenya National Domestic Biogas Programme (KENDBIP). We have constructed 1700 biodigesters and provided them with biogas burners.
VISIONARY EMPOWERMENT PROGRAMME would like to participate in the partnership by being the implementing partner. Being operational since 2006, we have gained extensive experience as distributors of renewable energy products in Sub-Saharan Africa.
In partnership with Paradigm, Ezylife, EcoZoom, E.Africa energy, Orbenergy and KIVA, VEP has distributed 11,060 energy/cost saving stoves. This has contributed to environmental conservation, women empowerment through improved quality of life.
In addition, we have offered micro credit for acquisition of these products to over 12,000 women who have bought various products from our organisation.
Regions Operating In
Country Based In
P.O BOX 6851- 01000, THIKA.
THIKA, KIAMBU 1000
Primary Point of Contact
Name: Mr. BERNARD NDUNGU
Phone: 254 722 317 119
Secondary Point of Contact
Name: Ms. GRACE MURINGI
Title: Financial Manager
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