IAKIB is a dairy farmers’ co-operative organization located in Gicumbi District, in Northern Province of Rwanda
Market Opportunity/ Problem
IAKIB targets the general consumer market; its customers include a variety of retailers, institutions such as schools, the police, prisons and military forces, and refugee camps. IAKIB also exports mainly to the DRC The co-operative has distribution outlets in key urban centres that are accessible to local retailers and consumers.
Years of operation
Type of organization
Stage of the business
Agriculture value chain(s) focus?
Primary country of operation
Other country(ies) of operation
How many employees does your business have?
Does the business have more than 30% women ownership?
Does the business have more than 30% youth ownership (under 35 years)?
Financing and expansion overview
How much capital is the company currently fundraising (US$)?
What is the split between equity and debt?
65% debt and 35% equity