ABOUT US

HOW WE STARTED, WHAT FUELS OUR ACTIONS, AND WHAT WE WANT TO ACHIEVE

WHO WE ARE

VISION

We envision communities embracing clean energy.

WHAT WE DO

We convert water hyacinth (abundant pest plants) into cooking energy centralized by the compensation business model. As of starting point, Philippines has more than 100 million people and 65% still cooking with firewood and charcoal, targeted market currently is over 35 million across Luzon, and Mindanao, in the first year of operation.

MISSION

Creating more accessible clean energy to BoP & establishing credible channels for economy flow across the social pyramid.

OUR PURPOSE

Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all.
Promote sustained, inclusive, and sustainable economic growth, full, and productive employment and decent work for all.
Reduce inequality within and among countries.
End poverty in all its form everywhere.
Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.

HIGI HISTORY

July 2015

HiGi enrolled into Startup Malaysia's accelerator named Asian Launch Pad.

August 2015

HiGi received seed investment from Dash Dhakshinamoorthy.

October 2015

HiGi was featured on ABS-CBN national news of the Philippines in Cotabato City, Mindanao Island.

November 2015

U.S. State Department recognized HiGi's works as environmental conservation in the Philippines.

December 2015

HiGi officially incorporated as Private Limited, in Malaysia.

March 2016

Received funding from myHarapan.

June 2016

HiGi is awarded the second best startup in GIST competition during Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2016 in Silicon Valley.

July 2016

Reached out to total of more than 3,000 people about our cause.

August 2016

HiGi is officially fellow of Impact Hub Manila.