PE firm DOB Equity tops up investment in Tanzanian dairy firm Tanga Fresh

TANZANIA – Tanga Fresh, a dairy processor in Tanzania has acquired additional investment from Dutch family-backed impact investor DOB Equity, to expand its production in the long-life milk market. DOB Equity’s investment will also allow the dairy processor to expand its overall production capacity, providing access to a fair and reliable market for dairy farmers in the Tanga region. Founded in 1996 in Northern coast of Tanzania, Tanga Fresh’s partnership with DOB Equity began in 2007. The dairy processor produces a wide range of products such as mtindi (sour milk), yoghurt,…

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Dutch impact investor makes further investment in Moringa School

KENYA – DOB Equity, a Dutch family-backed impact investor in East Africa, has made a further investment in Moringa School, a technology learning institute based in Kenya.  The investment is to help Moringa accelerate the company’s transition to providing remote on-line learning. Since the Covid-19 outbreak, there has been an increased demand for online learning.  DOB Equity originally invested in Moringa School in October 2019 to help the business capitalise on the fast-growing demand for technical-skilled professionals. Moringa provides digital and professional training to students through short and medium-term courses…

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PE firm DOB Equity invests in Tanzanian vanilla flavour manufacturer NEI

TANZANIA – Dutch DOB Equity, a family-backed impact investment firm has invested in Natural Extracts Industries (NEI), a natural vanilla flavour manufacturer, based in Moshi, Tanzania. NEI sources green vanilla pods from small-holder farmers in Tanzania and skilfully manufactures them into unique premium quality vanilla products. The investment by DOB Equity will facilitate the growth of NEI’s small-holder farmer network. It will also help diversify the company’s sourcing capacity, as well as expanding processing capability. In addition to that it aims to increase the overall participation of Tanzania and the…

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DOB Equity Invests in learning accelerator Moringa for its regional expansion

KENYA – DOB Equity, a Dutch family-backed impact investor in East Africa, has invested in Moringa School, a technology learning accelerator in Kenya, to help it capitalize on the fast-growing demand for technical-skilled professionals. Founded in Nairobi in 2014, Moringa School offers an intensive tech education program designed to equip students with the right skillset to enter the job market and bridge the skills gap. Moringa provides digital and professional training to students, increasing their employability and access to the labour market. Since its inception, Moringa has effectively delivered on…

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DOB Equity invests in coconut processor in Kenya to tap health trends

KENYA – DOB Equity, a Dutch family-backed impact investor in East Africa, has invested in Coconut Holdings Limited, producer and owner of Kentaste range of coconut based products, to help it expand on the fast growing demand for health conscious coconut products. Kyle Denning, CEO of Coconut Holdings said that the investment will allow the company to expand its processing facilities, launch new products and further develop its sales across the wider East Africa region. “We are very pleased and looking forward to working with DOB Equity on the expansion of…

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